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Prosecution Rests in R. Kelly Sex Trafficking Trial

HeadlineSep 21, 2021

In New York, federal prosecutors have rested their case in the trial against accused sexual predator and trafficker R. Kelly, who faces several charges, including sexual exploitation of children, kidnapping and forced labor. Nearly a dozen survivors and over 30 other witnesses detailed the singer’s pattern of sexual and other abuse against dozens of women and underage girls for nearly two decades. Cases against R. Kelly have also been filed in Illinois and Minnesota. If convicted, he faces decades behind bars.

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