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Mistrial Declared In Bill Cosby’s Sexual Assault Trial
A few days ago we reported that Bill Cosby might walk away from his sexual assault trial, as a free man due to a deadlocked jury.
Today, that is exactly what happened.
CNN is reporting that Cosby, who has been accused by over 50 other women for drugging and sexual assault, will not be convicted in his criminal case with Andrea Constand. Judge Steven O’Neill declared a mistrial today after the jury again failed to reach a verdict.
It should be noted that the 12 jurors consisted of 7 women and 5 men.
Upon leaving the court on Friday, Cosby seemed jovial, like a man who knew he wasn’t going to prison:
“I just want to wish all of the fathers a Happy Father’s Day and I want to thank all of the jury for their long days, their honest work individually,” Cosby said.
He said, “I also want to thank the supporters who’ve been here and please to the supporters, stay calm, do not argue with people, just keep up the great support. Thank you all. Thank you.”
Today, Constand’s attorney, Gloria Allred, spoke from in front of the courthouse and spoke directly to Cosby saying:
“It’s too early to celebrate, Mr. Cosby. Round 2 could be right around the corner…”
Sounds like this isn’t the last we will hear of this case.