R. Kelly was charged Thursday with 11 contemporary counts of intercourse assault in Illinois — costs that carry a compulsory minimal of six years in jail.
4 of the brand new costs, aggravated felony sexual assault, are felony “Class X” counts, that are probably the most critical in Illinois, outdoors of first-degree homicide, in keeping with the Chicago Solar-Instances.
They carry a compulsory 6-to-30-year sentence.
In February, the embattled “Ignition” singer was charged with 10 counts of aggravated felony sexual abuse involving 4 victims, three of whom have been underage.
It’s not clear if the brand new costs — associated to a January 2010 incident — contain any of the identical victims.
Kelly’s lawyer Steve Greenberg stated he was notified of the brand new costs however hadn’t but reviewed any of the courtroom paperwork.
“We’ll see what the fees are, and we’ll proceed accordingly,” Greenberg instructed the Solar-Instances. “I do know this a lot: it’s outdated. They’re allegations from years in the past.”