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Federal judge sets trial date for R. Kelly

Federal judge sets trial date for R. Kelly
Judge Harry Leinenweber set Kelly’s trial for Sept. 13, 2021.

xml:space="preserve"> xml:space="preserve"> A federal judge in Chicago has set a trial date for R&B singer R.He’s also set to go on trial on racketeering charges in New York City on April 7, 2021.Kelly and his co-defendants.Kelly leaves the Leighton Criminal Courts Building following a hearing on June 26, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois.

’” Kelly, who has been jailed at Chicago’s Metropolitan Correctional Center for about 17 months, was arrested on July 11, 2019, on federal charges alleging sex crimes, human trafficking, child pornography, and obstruction of justice.(Scott Olson/Getty Images) A federal prosecutor told Leinenweber that the government will need about three weeks to present evidence against the disgraced music icon.

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