Prosecutors in Minnesota dismiss state sex charges against disgraced singer R. Kelly
MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota prosecutors have dropped state sex charges against disgraced R&B superstar R. Kelly.
They cited his lengthy federal prison sentences for the decision.
Federal juries in Chicago and New York convicted 56-year-old Kelly of crimes including child pornography, enticement, racketeering and sex trafficking related to allegations that he victimized women and girls.
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Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in the New York case last year and a mostly concurrent 20 years in February in the Chicago case.
State sex abuse charges against Kelly have also been dropped by Cook County prosecutors.