USA: Singer R. Kelly charged with sexual abuse, local media say, citing court records

The R&B star was hit with 10 counts Friday, according to the Chicago Sun Times, citing records.
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CHICAGO (Reuters) – Singer R. Kelly was criminally charged in Illinois on Friday with multiple counts of sexual abuse, local media reported.

The “I Believe I Can Fly” singer was charged in Cook County with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse, the Chicago Sun-Times reported, citing court records. Representatives for Cook County prosecutors and Kelly did not immediately return calls.

Reporting by Suzannah Gonzales in Chicago and Alex Dobuzinskis in Los Angeles; Editing by Leslie Adler and Howard Goller

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