R Kelly arrested on sex trafficking charges

Last Updated: Jul 12 2019 16:15
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CHICAGO- Singer R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago on 13 charges including sex trafficking, child abuse images and obstruction of justice.

According to the US Attorney's Chicago Office, Kelly was arrested by NYPD and Homeland Security officials.

For two decades R. Kelly, 52, has been accused of different sexual abuse allegations. In February, he was charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Then in May, he was charged with 11 more sexual offenses.

He has pleaded not guilty to all the charges. It is not clear whether the new federal charges are linked to the same cases.