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R. Kelly Has Been Charged With 10 Counts Of Sexual Abuse


R Kelly charged in Illinois


It seems the roosters have come home to roost for R&B singer R. Kelly. Via TMZ:


R. Kelly has been charged with 10 counts by the Cook County State’s Attorney.

Prosecutors hit him with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse Friday morning. 9 of the 10 counts involve alleged victims ranging in age from 13 to 16 years old. One of them is the subject of 4 different counts. There are a total of 4 alleged victims.

Sources connected to Kelly have said the singer plans to voluntarily turn himself into authorities tonight. Still, prosecutors will reportedly appear before a judge today seeking an arrest warrant for him.

The criminal sexual abuse charge is a class 2 felony in Illinois, and each charge carries a max sentence of 3 to 7 years in prison.