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Singer R. Kelly Avoids Lengthy Add-on to 30-Year Prison Sentence

A federal judge on Thursday handed singer R. Kelly a 20-year prison sentence for his convictions of child pornography and the enticement of minors for sex but said he will serve nearly all of the sentence simultaneously with a 30-year sentence imposed last year on racketeering charges. 

U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber also ordered that Kelly serve one year in prison following his New York sentence. 

The central question going into the sentencing in Kelly’s hometown of Chicago was whether Leinenweber would order that the 56-year-old serve the sentence simultaneously with or only after he completes the New York term for 2021 details ⇒

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