Victims are persevering with to come back ahead, accusing R. Kelly of sexual misconduct allegations. With grand juries already being shaped in Chicago and New York, The New Yorker reviews (Feb. 21) that the Department of Homeland safety has began to compile proof towards Kelly.
The staff, which reportedly options about 24 members with a sole focus of inspecting Kelly's alleged crimes, plans to launch a 3rd grand jury within the Eastern District of New York in some unspecified time in the future within the coming weeks. The report goes on to state that the investigation is trying deeper into Kelly's alleged act of illegally transporting underage ladies throughout state strains, which might fall in violation of the Mann Act.
The D.H.S. can also be exploring the character of Kelly's relationship with one other lady, which reportedly started at a 2015 Florida live performance when she was 17 years previous. Her father, Angelo Clary, claims that his daughter is still under the Chicago native's watch as a part of his alleged "cult." He and his spouse haven’t seen their daughter for 3 years; although they’ve labored with authorized authorities advert nauseum, no motion has been taken towards Kelly. Police performed a well-being verify on Jan. 11 at Chicago's Trump Towers and imagine the women usually are not being held towards their will.
Lawyer Michael Avenatti just lately stated he unearthed a second intercourse tape that includes R. Kelly allegedly performing sexual acts with a 14-year-old lady. The tape has been turned over to Chicago prosecutors. A follow-up report from The New Yorker says the prosecution is shifting to indict Kelly on sexual misconduct costs.
Sources have additionally relayed to TMZ that greater than 12 victims have testified earlier than the Chicago grand jury. One of the testimonies featured bodily proof being turned over to authorities.
Billboard has reached out to R. Kelly's authorized reps.