R. KellyThe alleged assailant identified himself in court documents, claiming that he was the one who hit Kelly behind bars … and that he was involved in a massacre and murder.
Jeremiah Shane Farmer TMZ filed a lawsuit alleging that Kelly, the victim of the attack, jumped into a prison cell.
In Docs, the farmer claims that “the government incited him to attack me” – although he does not explain why – he says he withdrew it in the hope that it would shed light on government corruption. As for what “corruption” is … he thinks the justice system is ugly.
TMZ broke the story … Kelly Got a taste Jailhouse justice inside the Chicago Metropolitan Correctional Center last month.
Farmer entry is part of the legal documents submitted to the Federal Court of Appeals. Records show that he represents himself and is housed in the MCC like Kelly.
R. Kelly’s lawyer, Steven Greenberg, TMJ Farmer is said to have attacked the singer.
As we reported … our federal circles and Kelly’s lawyers said the prisoner was attacked because he was angry that the MCC had been locked down a few times.
The attack took place around 9:45 am on August 26, the report said. A prison officer used pepper spray to end the alleged attack.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office says Farmer is a member of a Latin Kings group. Last year the jury found 2 people beaten with a hammer.