CRIME MOVIES & MUSIC SOCIETY GIST SEX ABUSE: R KELLY DENIED BAIL By Admin Posted on October 4, 2019 1 min read 0 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr A federal judge, Ann Donnelly in New York City has denied bail to R&B singer R. Kelly in his sex-abuse case. Kelly didn’t attend the hearing on Wednesday on a defense motion asking for his release on bond, the Judge agreed with prosecutors that he’s a flight risk and a potential threat to witnesses. He remains detained in Chicago, where he faces related charges, the judge there hasn’t ruled on a request to reconsider releasing him on bond.Kelly, whose full name is Robert Kelly, is accused of using his fame to recruit young women and girls for illegal sexual activity. The New York judge set a trial date of May 18. That would follow a trial in Chicago scheduled to begin on April 27 2020.