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R. Kelly: Man jailed for setting fire to car to intimidate witness in singer’s trial

BBC News

November 18, 2021

A man has been sentenced to eight years in prison for intimidating a witness in the R. Kelly trial.

Michael Williams set fire to an SUV belonging to the father of a witness due to testify against the singer.

R. Kelly could face life in prison after being found guilty of sexually abusing women and children over 20 years.

Threatening victim safety “will never be tolerated,” said the US Attorney for the Eastern District of New York.

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