June 30, 2021
A US court docket on Wednesday overturned the conviction of comic Bill Cosby for drugging and sexually assaulting a lady 15 years in the past, permitting his launch from jail.
“Cosby’s convictions and sentencing ruling are vacated and he’s launched,” wrote the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in a 79-page sentence.
The actor served greater than two years of a 3 to 10 yr sentence, in a state jail close to Philadelphia.
Beloved as ‘America’s Daddy’ was county for drugging and sexually abusing Andrea Constand, a Temple College worker on his suburban property in 2004. He was indicted in late 2015, when a prosecutor armed with newly revealed proof, arrested days earlier than the 12-year statute of limitations expired.
Cosby was the primary well-known individual to be prosecuted within the period of the “Me Too” motion.