New York Police arrest R. Kelly on federal sex crime charges
Embattled music legend, has been arrested on federal sex crime charges in Chicago, few weeks after he pleaded not guilty to 11 sex-related charges, including four counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault, which would carry a maximum 30-year prison term.
The 52-year-old RnB crooner who is expected to be brought to New York, was arrested on Thursday by New York Police Department detectives and Department of Homeland Security agents.
A spokesman for the U.S. attorney’s office said R. Kelly faces a 13-count sex crime indictment, as well as charges related to child pornography and obstruction of justice.
Kelly case is expected to be announced on Friday.
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