R. Kelly Arrested on Federal Sex Trafficking Charges: Law Enforcement Officials

NBC New York | 3/6/2019 | Staff
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Singer R. Kelly has been arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges, according to two law enforcement officials.

Singer R. Kelly has been arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges, according to two law enforcement officials.

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The 52-year-old was arrested Homeland Security Investigation agents and NYPD Public Safety Task Force Thursday night on sex trafficking charges, officials tell News 4, and it is expected he will be brought to New York.

U.S. attorney spokesman Joseph Fitzpatrick tells The Associated Press the 13-count indictment includes charges of child pornography, enticement of a minor and obstruction of justice. Further details on the case are expected to be announced Friday out of Eastern District of New York.

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Spokespeople from the NYPD and Homeland Security Investigations declined to comment on the arrest. Calls to the U.S. attorney in Brooklyn were not immediately returned.

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