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KeKe Wyatt Indicted For Assault
R&B singer Ketara "KeKe" Wyatt has been indicted on assault charges for allegedly stabbing her husband and manager, Rahmat Morton, with a steak knife on Christmas Day. A Shelby County, Ky., grandR&B singer Ketara "KeKe" Wyatt has been indicted on assault charges for allegedly stabbing her husband and manager, Rahmat Morton, with a steak knife on Christmas Day. A Shelby County, Ky., grand jury, indicted Wyatt last Monday on one count of second-degree assault. The singer could get 10 to 20 years in jail if convicted.
Shelbyville police responded to a domestic violence call at 10:30 a.m. on Dec. 25 at the couple's home. Morton was found with stab wounds on his chest, arms, and hands, a police statement said. Part of the knife blade had to be removed from Morton's back at University of Louisville Hospital, according to the statement.
Wyatt's arraignment is scheduled for May 9 in Shelby County Circuit Court. Neither Wyatt's publicist nor her Louisville-based attorney could be reached for comment.
Released last November, Wyatt's debut MCA album, "Soul Sista," peaked at No. 5 on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and No. 33 on The Billboard 200. The set is currently No. 25 and No. 90, respectively, in its 19th week on both charts. The single "Nothing in This World," which features R&B crooner Avant, peaked at No. 4 on Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart, and is No. 11 in its 26th week on the tally.
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