R. Kelly denied bond

A federal judge in New York City has denied bail to R&B singer R. Kelly in his sex-abuse case.
1:08 | 10/03/19

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I'm seven you watch here in Berkeley New York for ABC news live. Federal courthouse just behind me moments ago. Appeared before a federal judge once again this time they were here arguing that. On racketeering charges amongst others they tell the judge that. Net the government has not shown any evidence of obstruction of justice in this case the government firing back calling the statements by the defense. Disingenuous. Judge and Don Lee ultimately ruling that the motion for bond would be denied. Saying that the defense's proposal for home detention was just not sufficient and would do nothing to deter. Or others to obstruct justice including. Witness tampering or witness intimidation. Now a trial date has been set in this case may eighteenth 20/20 it's expected it will take about three weeks. And in December there will be another status hearing in this case it's unclear yet whether. For ABC news I've learned that they wash.

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