R. Kelly sentenced to 20 years in prison on federal child pornography charges, The Associated Press reports. Following Kelly September convictiona federal court in Chicago decided that he will serve 19 of those years concurrently 30 year sentence A New York judge ruled in favor of Kelly’s sex abuse and convictions last summer.
At the end of January, prosecutors in Cook County, Illinois FALL charges against Kelly for state-level charges of aggravated sexual abuse. State Attorney Kim Foxx cited the “extensive sentences” in the federal cases, along with the need to allocate investigative resources to other, less high-profile cases.
Kelly is still facing state fees in Minnesota for allegedly having sex with a minor. Along with his prison sentence for the New York charges, Kelly will have to pay $309,000 to returnwho is a judge Controls can be partially paid from his inmate commissary account.
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