Bill Cosby Ordered to Stand Trial in Sex Assault Case
Source: Associated Press
Cosby Ordered to Stand Trial in Sex Assault Case
Update at 1:02 PM
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) - The Latest on Bill Cosby's preliminary hearing in his Pennsylvania sex-assault case (all times local):
Bill Cosby has been ordered to stand trial in the lone criminal case lodged amid dozens of accusations that he molested women.
The 78-year-old actor faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted of violating the accuser while she was impaired, unconscious or could not give consent.
Cosby insists their sexual encounter at his home was consensual and that she never told him to stop.
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District Judge Elizabeth McHugh found probable cause he was involved in a crime. The judge heard portions of accuser Andrea Constand's police statement read in court.
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