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NEW YORK, NY. (THECOUNT) — R. Kelly has been arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges, according to law enforcement officials.
Kelly, 52, was arrested by NYPD detectives and Homeland Security Investigation agents on sex trafficking charges, officials tell News 4, and it is expected he will be brought to New York.
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Further details on the case are expected to be announced Friday, reports NBCNewYork.
Attempts to contact reps for R. Kelly were not immediately successful.
The R&B star has been the subject of different sexual abuse allegations for nearly two decades, with some of the alleged acts dating back to 1998.
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