Bill Cosby retrial begins in November on charges he sexually assaulted woman

    Disgraced comic is implicated of providing a female he fulfilled 3 tablets that knocked her out prior to sexually attacking her at his house in 2004

    will be re-tried in November on charges he drugged and molested a female more than a years earlier, after a Pennsylvania jury deadlocked on the concern after pondering for 6 Tage.

    Cosby, who turns 80 im Juli, was purchased Thursday to be prepared for trial on 6 November. He is implicated of providing a female he fulfilled 3 tablets that knocked her out prior to sexually attacking her at his house near Philadelphia. Cosby did not affirm at the trial however in a deposition in the ladies civil match called the encounter consensual.

    His accuser, Andrea Constand, affirmed for 7 hours over 2 Tage. She stated she never ever provided the star and comic grant participate in sex acts with her. Lieber, sie erklärt, she considered him a coach. She was a 31-year-old operations director for the womens basketball group at Temple University, where he, dann 66, was a TELEVISION icon and the schools most well-known booster.

    Her legal representative stated she took the deadlock much better than anyone and was not scared to face Cosby in court once again.

    She will be definitely all set, stated Dolores Troiani, Constands attorney. She wishes to see justice done and she wishes to see this through.

    Prosecutors discovered themselves back to square one on 17 June after the judge stated a mistrial. The jury cannot reach a decision in more than 52 hours of considerations.

    Cosby, in his deposition, acknowledged offering a string of girls tablets or alcohol prior to sexual encounters over the previous 50 Jahre.

    District lawyer Kevin Steele, who pursued the case after an earlier district lawyer decreased to push charges in 2005, is identified to put Cosby on trial once again. Constand went to authorities in January 2005 to state Cosby had actually drugged and breached her a year previously. She left Temple in March 2004 to return the home of rural Toronto. She is now a massage therapist.

    In my head, I was aiming to get my hands to move or my legs to move, however I was frozen, Constand, now 44-year-old, stated in their long-awaited courtroom conflict. I wasnt able to eliminate in any method.

    Defense legal representatives Brian McMonagle and Angela Agrusa decreased remark Thursday on whether they would be aboard for the retrial. Cosbys press agent did not instantly call back for remark.

    The Associated Press does not generally recognize individuals who state they are sexual attack victims unless they permit, which Constand has actually done.

    Weiterlesen: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jul/06/bill-cosby-sexual-assault-retrial-november-andrea-constand