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Sentencing in Bill Cosby’s sex assault case set for Sept. 24

Bill Cosby will be sentenced Sept. 24 — five months after he was convicted of sexual assault.

Posted: May. 15, 2018 2:54 PM
Updated: May. 15, 2018 2:56 PM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby will be sentenced Sept. 24 — five months after he was convicted of sexual assault.

Judge Steven O’Neill set the date on Tuesday. Cosby’s lawyers had asked to delay sentencing until December.

LINK | BILL COSBY CONVICTED OF DRUGGING AND MOLESTING A WOMAN

Cosby turns 81 in July and is likely to face a sentence of up to 10 years in prison.

Cosby has been a prisoner in his suburban Philadelphia mansion since the April 26 conviction. That’s the home where jurors concluded he drugged and molested a former Temple University athletics administrator in January 2004.

O’Neill ordered Cosby outfitted with a GPS monitoring bracelet and said he needs permission to leave, and only to meet with lawyers or go to the doctor.

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