"Her family is encouraged by the investigation, but they will be happy once they get to see their daughter", Gerald Griggs, Savage's family attorney, said in a statement.
Also in Chicago, according to WMAQ, police confirmed Wednesday that they conducted a "business check" at Kelly's recording studio on the city's West Side but "have no criminal complaints from anyone about the location".
CNN.com reports, "The incident, which allegedly took place in May 2018, was reported by Timothy Savage to Henry County police".
Chicago's top prosecutor is asking possible alleged victims of sexual assault or domestic violence by singer R. Kelly to come forward after the "deeply, deeply disturbing" allegations outlined in the Lifetime docu-series "Surviving R. Kelly".
Her father says they haven't heard from her in about two years.
Speaking of Joycelyn Savage, reportedly R. Kelly's current manager, Don Russell, has been harassing her family as well.
R. Kelly remains signed to RCA Records, a subsidiary of Sony Music, though, according to insiders, it is expected that the company will part ways with the singer imminently.
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Chris Hopper, a spokesman, for the Fulton County district attorney's office, declined to comment.
Contact information for Russell could not be immediately found.
"It is our job here at the Cook County State's Attorney's office to investigate claims in the interest of justice and public safety". Timothy and Jonjelyn claim the singer is holding their daughter, Joycelyn Savage, against her will.
"I was sickened by the allegations".
Foxx called a press conference to make it known that she is willing to look into opening an investigation, but needs the unknown accusers and their families to come forward. He was acquitted of engaging in sex acts with a 13-year-old in 2008. His albums continued to top charts while he was on trial for child pornography, and many of his hit songs, like "I Believe I Can Fly" and "Ignition (Remix)", are still played widely.
"I made both the song and video at a dark time in my life, my intention was to create something extremely defiant and provocative because I was angry and still hadn't processed the trauma that had occurred in my own life", she wrote".