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Actor and comedian Bill Cosby found guilty of aggravated indecent assault

Posted: 10:56 AM, Apr 26, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-26 17:56:45Z

Actor and comedian Bill Cosby was found guilty on all three counts of aggravated indecent assault Thursday.

The panel of seven men and five women deliberated about 14 hours.

The 80-year-old comedian was accused of drugging and violating a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004.

He was charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault and was convicted of all counts.   It could put him in prison for up to 10 years on each count.

Prosecutors used Cosby's past admissions about drugs and sex as well as the testimony of five other women to help bolster accuser Andrea Constand's allegations. 

Cosby's lawyers argued Constand leveled false accusations against Cosby so she could sue him and extract a huge civil settlement.

It's the only criminal case to arise from allegations from more than 60 women.