Cosby’s retrial on sex assault charges set for November

The jury failed to reach a verdict in more than 52 hours of deliberations over six days. Prosecutors found themselves back to square one June 17 after the judge declared a mistrial.

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — Bill Cosby’s retrial on charges he drugged and molested a woman more than a decade ago is set for November.

Cosby turns 80 next week and contends the encounter was consensual.

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In this Saturday, June 17, 2017, file photo, Bill Cosby exits the Montgomery County Courthouse after a mistrial was declared in his sexual assault trial in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)


District Attorney Kevin Steele vowed to put Cosby on trial again, saying accuser Andrea Constand supported the decision.

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Cosby was tried on charges stemming from an encounter with the former Temple University worker, who said she was sexually assaulted in 2004.

6. An order signed Thursday by Judge Steven O’Neill says all parties must report to the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania, on Nov.