R. Kelly will appear in federal court in New York




US Marshals will take the singer from Chicago to New York, Assistant US Attorney Joseph Fitzpatrick acknowledged.

Kelly has been in custody on the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Chicago for the reason that ultimate week after he was indicted in Illinois and New York and arrested.

A five-count indictment handed up in the Eastern District of New York accuses Kelly of sexual exploitation of a child, kidnapping, compelled labor, and the coercing and transportation of women and women in interstate commerce to interact in illegal sexual train.

Fitzpatrick acknowledged in an electronic message to CNN that Kelly will appear in New York, then be returned to Chicago. He is scheduled to be in a federal court in Chicago on September 4 for a standing listening to.

Kelly, 52, has repeatedly denied allegations of sexual misconduct which had been levied in opposition to him for years.
On Tuesday he pleaded not accountable to 13 federal bills in Illinois. A determine denied him bail because he is thought-about a hazard to the neighborhood and a flight menace.

The singer has been in solitary confinement with no entry to television or contact with completely different people, his lawyer Steve Greenberg has acknowledged. Kelly will not be a flight menace and “he’s not a danger to anybody at all,” the lawyer has acknowledged.

Before his arrest ultimate week, Kelly had been out on bond from state bills in Illinois.




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