Bill Cosby Found Guilty Of Sexual Assault

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According to reports, Bill Cosby shouted at prosecutors following his guilty verdict. The 80-year-old comedian stood trial for sexual assault. A jury found his guilty on three counts of aggravated indecent assault for a 2004 encounter with Andrea Constand at his Philadelphia-area home.

Following Cosby's outburst, Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele argued his bail should be revoked, as he could flee anywhere in the world. But Judge Steven O'Neill denied Steele's motion, citing Cosby's age, appearance, and willingness to attend over 2 years of trial proceedings and hearings.

Tragic! Star actor Bill Cosby may die in jail - - American veteran actor, Bill Cosby, has been found guilty of drugging and molesting a woman. - - The 80-year-old could end up spending his final years in prison after a jury concluded he sexually violated Temple University employee, Andrea Constand, at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. - - The verdict came after a two-week retrial in which prosecutors put five other women on the stand who testified that Cosby, married for 54 years, drugged and violated them, too. - - The panel of seven men and five women reached a verdict after deliberating 14 hours over two days, vindicating prosecutors' decision to retry Cosby after his first trial ended with a hung jury less than a year ago. - - Cosby could get up to 10 years in prison on each of the three counts of aggravated indecent assault. - - With his age, even a modest term, means he will die behind bars. - - "The time for the defendant to escape justice is over," prosecutor Stewart Ryan said in his closing argument. "It's finally time for the defendant to dine on the banquet of his own consequences." Read more via #billcosby #goldmynetv #GoldMyneAt12

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