Latin King Gang Member Who Attacked R. Kelly Gets Life In Prison

The Latin King gang member who claims he attacked R. Kelly in Chicago’s federal jail is going to prison for a long time. Jeremiah Farmer was sentenced to life yesterday for a racketeering conviction that involved two 1999 murders in Hammond, Indiana. He claims in court records that he was responsible for the August attack on Kelly in the downtown Metropolitan Correctional Center. Farmer said he did so in hopes of gaining worldwide attention in order to shed light on government corruption. Kelly has been held at MCC for more than a year while awaiting trial in several jurisdictions on sweeping charges related to sexual abuse.