Pennsylvania’s highest court docket overturned Bill Cosby’s intercourse assault conviction Wednesday after discovering an settlement with a earlier prosecutor prevented him from being charged within the case.
Cosby has served greater than two years of a three- to 10-year sentence at a state jail close to Philadelphia, New York Post studies.
He had vowed to serve all 10 years slightly than acknowledge any regret over the 2004 encounter with accuser Andrea Constand.
The 83-year-old Cosby, who was as soon as beloved as “America’s Dad,” was convicted of drugging and molesting the Temple University worker at his suburban property.
He was charged in late 2015, when a prosecutor armed with newly unsealed proof — Cosby’s damaging deposition from her lawsuit — arrested him days earlier than the 12-year statute of limitations expired.