R. Kelly Remains on Suicide Watch 'For His Own Safety' Say Feds

Federal officials are denying R. Kelly’s claims of mistreatment at a detention center in Brooklyn, N.Y. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn recently filed court papers stating the embattled singer will remain on suicide watch “for his own safety.”

According to a report from the Associated Press, published on Sunday (July 3), the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn, N.Y., submitted court documents late Saturday (July 2) stating that R. Kelly is under suicide watch “for his own safety” following a psychological assessment.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Melanie Speight wrote in the court filing that Kelly’s “current life circumstances undoubtedly bring emotional distress.”

She further added: “He is a convicted sex offender who has

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