News Conference: R. Kelly Charged Criminal Sexual Abuse

R. Kelly was charged Friday with several counts of sexual abuse in Cook County, Illinois.

The R&B singer was indicted before a grand jury on ten counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, involving four female minors, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx said at a press conference Today. R. Kelly, whose legal name is Robert Kelly, is not in custody.

Three of the four victims were under the age of 17 when the alleged abuse occurred, with Kelly being more than five years older than the victims. The alleged abuse took place between September 1998 and January 2010. The documents do not say where the alleged abuse took place. See the video for more detail information on the charges.

 

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