Bill Cosby Accuser Andrea Constand Threatens to Withdraw from Criminal Investigation

October 27, 2015

 

The first woman to publicly accuse Bill Cosby of sexual assault is threatening to withdraw from a criminal investigation, according to her attorney.

Andrea Constand is upset about comments about her made by Bruce L. Castor Jr., who is running for district attorney in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, this year. Castor previously held the job in 2005 when Constand first came forward with her allegations against Cosby. At the time, Castor decided against pressing charges against the star.

“I don’t know how she could possibly cooperate with him,” Dolores Troiani, one of Constand’s attorneys, tells PEOPLE. “He said she should be afraid of him. He seems to have declared war on her. Logically speaking I don’t know how a victim could trust him.”

Troiani was referring to comments Castor made Monday to The Philadelphia Inquirer in response to the defamation lawsuit Constand filed against him on Monday in federal court in Philadelphia. CLICK FOR MORE

 

 

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