R. Kelly going through 11 new counts of intercourse expenses in Chicago, in line with court docket docs


CHICAGO — Embattled R&B singer R. Kelly is going through 11 new counts of sexual assault and sexual abuse, in line with court docket information.

The costs embrace 4 counts of aggravated prison sexual assault, two counts of prison sexual assault by drive, two counts of aggravated prison sexual abuse and three counts of aggravated prison sexual abuse towards a sufferer who was at the very least age 13 and underneath 17 on the time.

The 4 aggravated prison sexual assault counts carry most phrases of 30 years in jail.

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Kelly was already going through 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse involving 4 girls years in the past, three of whom have been minors when the alleged abuse occurred.

The brand new expenses apparently pertain to a single sufferer, recognized within the court docket submitting by the initials “J.P.” It is not clear if she is identical individual as one of many preliminary 4 accusers who additionally was recognized by the identical initials in court docket paperwork.

Kelly pleaded not responsible to the unique expenses and denied any wrongdoing after his February arrest.

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Kelly’s prison protection legal professional Steve Greenberg characterised the brand new expenses to ABC Information as “a reindictment on one of many circumstances,” including “”these ‘new’ expenses should not actually new … simply charged otherwise. Similar alleged sufferer, identical timeframe, identical info. There are nonetheless 4 circumstances, not 5. And we nonetheless count on the identical outcomes.”

The Related Press contributed to this report.