Cosby’s day of reckoning comes after 3-year sex assault case
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby faces a good chance of being sent to prison Tuesday when a judge is expected to sentence the TV star who was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman.
The once-beloved actor and comedian, dubbed “America’s Dad” for his role on the “Cosby Show,” faces anything from probation to 10 years in prison.
Prosecutors near Philadelphia want a judge to sentence the 81-year-old to five to 10 years in prison. They say he has no remorse and is capable of reoffending.
The defense argues that he’s old, frail and legally blind, and should be sent home on house arrest.