“Jane” and “Stephanie,” who testified towards disgraced singer at Brooklyn trial, to obtain cash to cowl psychological and herpes remedy
R. Kelly has been ordered to pay over $309,000 in restitution to a pair of victims who testified towards the convicted singer at his Brooklyn federal trial.
“Jane,” who took the stand as “Jane Doe #6” in the course of the trial, will obtain $300,000 from Kelly to cowl the prices of remedy and herpes remedy; throughout her testimony, “Jane” accused Kelly of knowingly giving her herpes.
“I felt this man had purposely given me one thing he knew he had…. He was agitated and stated I may have gotten that from anybody,” “Jane” stated, including that Kelly was the one particular person she’d had intercourse with on the time. Nevertheless, “Jane” was denied further restitution for misplaced revenue.
Moreover, “Stephanie,” one other sufferer who testified towards Kelly on the Brooklyn trial, will obtain roughly $8,000 — although that quantity will probably improve, the Division of Justice stated in an announcement to Rolling Stone — for her herpes remedy and psychological remedy.
Nevertheless, U.S. District Choose Ann M. Donnelly denied restitution for “Sonja,” who testified throughout Kelly’s Brooklyn trial about being trapped in Kelly’s Chicago studio for 4 days, which culminated in her allegedly being sexually assaulted.
Kelly beforehand had $27,828 seized from his inmate commissary account earlier this month, cash that was then earmarked for any potential restitution for his victims. Kelly, who was sentenced to 30 years in jail after being discovered responsible in his Brooklyn trial, will subsequent be sentenced on Feb. 23, 2023, following a blended verdict within the Chicago federal little one pornography towards him.