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Prosecutors vow to retry Bill Cosby after sexual assault case ends in mistrial

by firstsource newsJune 17, 2017
  • Jury unable to reach consensus on three counts of aggravated indecent assault
  • Constand lawyers say trial gave ‘voice to the many victims’

Bill Cosby’s sexual assault case ended in a mistrial on Saturday, with jurors reporting hopeless deadlock over charges that the comedian drugged and violated a woman in 2004. Montgomery County district attorney Kevin Steele immediately said prosecutors would seek to retry Cosby on the same charges. They will have 120 days to do so.

Related: Cosby trial ends in swirl of uncertainty but campaigners see encouraging signs

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