DA Asks Judge to Throw the Book at Bill Cosby, Label Him Violent Sexual Predator
NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania –The prosecutor in the Bill Cosby case asked the judge to sentence the disgraced star to between five and 10 years in prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his home in 2004.
That’s even more than the sentencing guidelines call for. And the district attorney also wants Cosby to pay a $25,000 fine and the cost of both of his trials–the one that ended with a hung jury last year and the one that resulted in his conviction this spring.
“Nobody is above the law,” Montgomery County DA Kevin Steele told the judge Monday during the first part of a two-day sentencing hearing. “Nobody.”