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R. Kelly sentenced to an additional year in federal prison, and 19 concurrent years, after prosecutors point to ‘absolute depravity’ in his Chicago case

Posted on AllSides February 23rd, 2023
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A dramatic legal saga that began in a Cook County courtroom 20 years ago drew to a close in a Chicago federal courtroom Thursday as disgraced R&B superstar R. Kelly was sentenced to an additional year in prison on his conviction here.

U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber sentenced Kelly to an additional year consecutive to his 30-year term out of federal court in New York, as well as 19 concurrent years.on convictions related to child pornography and sexual conduct with minors.

Leinenweber noted that Kelly’s crimes are horrific, but he...

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