The attacker repeatedly hit R. Kelly in the head
R. Kelly was beaten up by Jeremiah Shane Farmer, a Latin Kings gang member in a downtown Chicago jail and no one did anything about it, according to Kelly’s lawyers.
Kelly’s legal team wants to know if the employees of the Metropolitan Correctional Center, where the singer is currently incarcerated, enabled the man to attack him while he was resting in his lower bunker bed.
Singer R. Kelly appears during a hearing at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse on September 17, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Antonio Perez – Pool via Getty Images)
Farmer was convicted last year of a racketeering conspiracy that involved a murder, according to The Chicago Sun-Times. He is facing a mandatory life sentence after allegedly killing two people with a hammer in June 1999.
The 39-year-old gangster admitted to attacking the singer, writing in a statement, “the government made me attack [R. Kelly].”
Farmer went further to explain that he did so “in hopes of getting spotlight attention and world news notice to shed light on [alleged government corruption],” The Sun-Times…