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Cosby prosecutor asks for 5 to 10 years in prison

 

September 25, 2018



NORRISTOWN, Pa. — Declaring Bill Cosby doesn't deserve a free pass because of his advanced age, prosecutors on Monday asked a judge to sentence the comedian to five to 10 years in prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman, while the defense argued that he is too old and helpless to do time behind bars.

"What does an 81-year-old man do in prison?" defense attorney Joseph Green asked on Day 1 of the sentencing hearing for Cosby, who is legally blind and dependent on others. "How does he fight off the people who are trying to extort him, or walk to the mess hall?"

http://www.startribune.com/judge-to-decide-if-cosby-goes-to-prison-for-04-sex-assault/494095991/

 

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