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Bill Cosby freed: PA Court explains decision to overturn conviction | USA TODAY


After spending more than two years in prison, Bill Cosby was freed after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturned his 2018 sex assault conviction.

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The stunning reversal of fortune for the 83-year-old Cosby, once beloved as “America’s Dad,” happened after the court found an agreement with a previous prosecutor prevented him from being charged in the case. It also shut down the possibility of a third trial in the case, according to prosecutors.

Cosby was convicted in 2018 of drugging and molesting Temple University employee Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia estate in 2004.

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