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Closing arguments to start next week in latest R. Kelly trial
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Closing arguments to start next week in latest R. Kelly trial

Defense rests in R. Kelly trial Defense rests in R. Kelly trial 02:19 The defense for R. Kelly and two co-defendants rested Friday at the R&B singer's trial on charges of trial-fixing, child pornography and enticing minors for sex, with closing arguments and the start of jury deliberations scheduled for early next week. Minutes before resting, Kelly co-defendant and ex-business manager Derrell McDavid ended three days on the stand. He testified for nearly two days that he had believed Kelly when he ...
R Kelly accuser to testify on trial fixing charge – National
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R Kelly accuser to testify on trial fixing charge – National

R. Kelly‘s federal trial in Chicago that starts Monday is in many ways a do-over of his 2008 state child pornography trial, at which jurors acquitted the singer on charges that he produced a video of himself when he was around 30 having sex with a girl no older than 14. There’s one big difference: This time, prosecutors say, she will testify.Kelly goes into Chicago federal court already sentenced by a New York federal judge to 30-year prison term for a 2021 conviction on charges he parlayed his fame to sexually abuse other young fans. Read more: R. Kelly remains on suicide watch ‘for his own safety,’ feds say Among the most serious charges the Grammy Award winner faces at his federal trial is conspiracy to obstruct justice by rigging the 2008 trial, includin...