R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty to 11 New Charges

R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty to 11 New Charges

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R. Kelly has plead not guilty to his 11 new federal charges related to sexual assault and various abuse in the state of Illinois. He was hit with 5 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, 4 counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault and 2 counts of criminal sexual assault.

According to the legal docs, Kelly is accused of forcing contact between his penis and the alleged victim’s mouth and committing an act of sexual penetration on a victim listed only as “J.P.” The alleged incident occurred in January 2010, when the victim was under the age of 18.

Kelly’s crisis manager, Darrell Johnson, had already told us his client denies all accusations and maintains his innocence. 

R. Kelly already faces 10 original charges of aggravated sexual abuse. He has 3 other federal probes underway, 2 in New York and one in Illinois.

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