Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial Ends in Mistrial

Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial Ends in Mistrial

Source: The Jury in Bill Cosby’s Trial is Deadlocked, Wants to Kno

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Bill Cosby departs the Montgomery County Courthouse after a preliminary hearing on May 24, 2016, in Norristown, Penn.

Bill Cosby‘s trial on sexual assault charges ended without a verdict Saturday after jurors failed to reach a unanimous decision in a case that helped destroy the 79-year-old comedian’s image as “America’s Dad.”

“After 52 hours of deliberation–probably one of the most courageous acts I’ve ever seen — I’m compelled to grant a mistrial,” Judge Steven O’Neill said.

Jurors deliberated more than 52 hours over six days before telling a judge they couldn’t agree on whetherThe Cosby Show star drugged and molested Temple University employee Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. The judge then declared a mistrial.

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