Cook County State Attorney Kim Fox Releases R. Kelly Case Update

CHICAGO — Cook County State Attorney Kim Fox will provide an update Monday afternoon on her office’s efforts to indict the disgraced R&B singer. R. Kelly.

In February 2019, a Cook County grand jury filed four indictments against Kelly, now 56. Kelly was charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse against her four alleged victims, three of whom were under the age of consent. All of the alleged incidents occurred between 1998 and her 2010.

The indictment comes just weeks after the docuseries “Surving R. Kelly” aired, with a new investigation into Kelly, who was charged with 21 counts of child pornography in 2002.

In late 2019, Kelly was indicted by federal prosecutors in both New York and Chicago. The New York case went to trial first, and Kelly was found guilty of child sexual exploitation, racketeering, bribery and sex trafficking in 2021. was declared

last September, Federal jury in Chicago finds Kelly guilty of three counts of child pornography Three counts of child seduction. The number of child pornography stems directly from the same video that was at the center of his 2002 case. His sentencing in that case is scheduled for next month.

Kelly also faces charges in Hennepin County, Minnesota, for engaging in prostitution with and soliciting minors for sexual purposes. As with the Cook County indictments, they were largely put on hold while the federal lawsuit progressed. Cook County State Attorney Kim Fox Releases R. Kelly Case Update

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