R Kelly to Enter Plea to Reworked Federal Charges in Chicago
R&B singer R. Kelly is due in federal court on Thursday in Chicago to enter a plea to an updated federal indictment that includes sex abuse allegations involving a new accuser.
Kelly, 53, is expected to plead not guilty to a 13-count superseding indictment unsealed last month that includes multiple counts of child pornography.
The reworked charging document is largely the same as the original indictment, which also had 13 counts, but includes a reference to a new accuser, referred to only as “Minor 6.”
Thursday’s arraignment could be an opportunity for prosecutors to