EAGLEVILLE, Pa. (AP) – Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has been released from jail after serving less than a year for a grand jury secrecy violation.

The 53-year-old left the Montgomery County Correctional Facility in the Philadelphia suburbs about 8:20 a.m. Wednesday.

READ MORE: Death Of Woman Found On South Side Ruled Homicide

(Photo Credit: CBS)

Kane is a Scranton native who was the first Democrat and first woman elected to be the state’s top prosecutor.

She resigned after being convicted in 2016 of perjury, obstruction and other counts for leaking grand jury material and lying about it.

READ MORE: DEP Blames Fungicide For Thousands Of Dead Fish In Chartiers Creek

She began serving a 10- to 23-month term in November and had a couple months shaved off for good behavior.

Her lawyer says Kane couldn’t wait to get home to see her two sons.

MORE NEWS: AHN To Provide Access To COVID-19 Vaccine At Community Events

(© Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)