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R Kelly’s Chicago trial now set for next August

R Kelly’s second trial over allegations of sexual abuse – in his home town of Chicago – is now set to begin on 1 Aug 2022. The criminal proceedings in Illinois have been delayed by both the COVID-19 pandemic and the concurrent proceedings in New York state.Kelly, of course, was found guilty of all charges at the end of his headline-grabbing trial in New York.

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