R. Kelly convicted of several child pornography and sex abuse charges, acquitted on one pornography count and a conspiracy to obstruct justice charge

A Chicago jury reached a decision on Wednesday in R. Kelly’s federal trial after beginning its deliberations on Tuesday. The deliberations followed weeks of testimony. The R&B singer was convicted of several child pornography and sex abuse charges, The Associated Press reports. He was acquitted on one child pornography and a conspiracy to obstruct justice charge. The musician was found not guilty on all three counts of conspiring to receive child pornography and for two further enticement charges. Former associates Derrel McDavid and Milton “June” Brown were also found not guilt on all charges after being accused of trying to bribe and threaten witnesses in the 2008 Illinois child pornography case in which R. Kelly was acquitted.

2 of Kelly’s former associates acquitted

Kelly’s co-defendants, Derrel McDavid and Milton Brown, were acquitted of all charges they faced.

McDavid, Kelly’s former accountant and business manager, was charged with conspiracy to receive child pornography, receiving child pornography and conspiracy to obstruct justice. Brown, Kelly’s former assistant, was charged with conspiracy to receive child pornography. Both pleaded not guilty.

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