Jurors reach verdict in Cosby sexual assault retrial

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — Jurors have reached a verdict Thursday in the sex assault retrial of Bill Cosby.

The verdict, which came after over 14 hours of deliberations spread across two days, will be announced shortly.

Cosby, 80, faces three counts of aggravated indecent assault for allegedly drugging and molesting former Temple University employee Andrea Constand in his Cheltenham, Pa., home.

Constand, 45, has now twice testified Cosby offered her pills to relieve stress before he forced himself on her paralyzed body in January 2004. She reported the alleged assault a year later.

The married entertainer has said the encounter was consensual.

He was charged in December 2015, just days before Pennsylvania’s 12-year statute of limitations ran out.

If convicted, Cosby faces up to 10 years behind bars on each count.

A jury last June was unable to return a verdict and deadlocked following 52 hours of deliberations.

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