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Rapper Nelly Arrested for Rape

The rapper Nelly (real name Cornell Iral Haynes Jr.) was arrested Saturday morning. The charge is second-degree rape. Police in Auburn, Washington claim that he sexually assaulted a woman on a tour bus.

This class A felony is punishable by up to life in prison.

Update – October 8, 5:42 p.m.: Nelly has denied allegations.

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