The judge sitting over the case declared a mistrial after the jury deliberating the case was found to be in deadlock. The declaration amounts to a blow for the dozens of women who have accused Cosby of sexual assault.
The jurors in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial concluded their fourth day of deliberation on Thursday, unable to reach a unanimous verdict on the three charges against the entertainer.
The jury deliberated for four hours on Monday as to whether the famed comedian Bill Cosby was guilty of sexual assault. On Tuesday their deliberations resumed.
Bill Cosby opted not to testify and his lawyer said the relationship he and his accuser had was that of lovers who had enjoyed secret "romantic interludes."
The comedian claims he agreed to pay for Andrea Constand's graduate school because she and her mother were upset, not to compensate her for anything he did wrong.
In a statement that was introduced into court, Cosby said that he and Constand were fully clothed and he went to bed afterwards without there being any sexual intercourse.
On the third day of the trial, Bill Cosby's accuser was grilled over the numerous phone calls she made to him after he allegedly sexually assaulted her.
On Monday, the disgraced 79-year-old will walk into the Montgomery County Courthouse to face three counts of aggravated indecent assault, each carrying a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a $25,000 fine.
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