Newswire: Jury in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial is deadlocked

After having deliberated for about 30 hours, the jury in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial has announced that they are deadlocked and unable to come to a consensus on any of the three aggravated indecent assault charges against Cosby, but Judge Steven O’Neill isn’t having any of that. In an effort to avoid a hung jury, he has told the jurors to go back and “try again,” adding that he won’t set any kind of time limit on how long they have before they need to make a decision.

That comes from Deadline, which says Cosby’s defense team attempted to convince the judge to call a mistrial, but he rejected that idea as “inappropriate at this time.” That story also says that the members of the jury are “seemingly exhausted,” which is to be expected when seven men and five women spend 30 hours arguing …

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