- Singer R. Kelly was found guilty of sexual abuse of minors
- A jury found the American singer guilty of three counts of producing child pornography and three counts of enticing minors.
- R. Kelly faces 30 years in prison but still has two sex crimes trials pending in other states that could add years to his sentence
The American singer R. Kelly was found guilty this Wednesday in Chicago of several charges of possession of child pornography and sexual abuse of minors, after being sentenced in June to 30 years in prison for organized crime and sexual abuse and trafficking, for what is in prison in New York.
The 1990s R&B star, whose full name is Robert Sylvester Kelly and who is now 55, was found guilty on six of 13 charges, three of them related to child pornography and three others related to persuade minors to have sex with them.
Famous singer receives harsh punishment
R. Kelly is under suicide watch in a New York prison for his own benefit, after he was found guilty in a process that lasted six weeks and in which dozens of people testified against him, reported Efe.
Throughout the New York process, the Prosecutor’s Office called “45 witnesses to the stand and presented hundreds of pieces of evidence, including written, videotaped and audio-recorded evidence of the abuse to which the accused, with the help of his employees and associates, subjected to their victims.”