The Verdict Is in on Bill Cosby in Re-Trial of Assault Case

April 26, 2018Apr 26, 2018

The jury has reportedly reached a verdict in the sexual assault retrial of Bill Cosby. He is being accused of drugging and violating Andrea Constand.

According to Bill Cosby's defense team, the jurors are heading back to the courtroom. The panel of seven men and five women have been deliberated for about 14 hours.

The crime that the 80-year-old comedian committed allegedly happened in 2004. He's charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault. A conviction could put him in prison for up to 10 years on each count.

According to The Morning Call, prosecutors used Cosby's past admissions about drugs and sex— as well as the testimony of five other women—to support Constand's allegations.

Cosby's lawyers, on the other hand, argued Constand leveled accusations against Cosby so that she could extract money from him in a civil suit.

Her accusation is the only allegation that has led to a criminal case. 60 other women also accused Cosby.

According to reports on Twitter, Cosby was found guilty on the charges.

This story will be updated as the sentencing becomes available. 

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