R. Kelly was arrested by federal agents and the New York Police Department in Chicago on Thursday (July 11th) on a new set of federal sex crime charges. According to The Huffington Post, there is a 13-count indictment against the R&B singer, which includes charges of child pornography and obstruction of justice.
Patrick Smith, criminal justice reporter from Chicago’s WBEZ, tweeted, “Breaking from the U.S. Attorney spokesman: R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago tonight on charges contained in a 13-count indictment returned today in Chicago (Northern District of Illinois). The indictment includes charges of child pornography and obstruction of justice.”
More details of the case are expected to be announced today (July 12th).