The Pennsylvania Parole Board has rejected the comedian Bill CosbyRequest for 10 years in prison for indecent abduction for refusing to participate in a therapy program for sexual predators.
State Parole Board spokeswoman Laura Traster confirmed the decision, which was made on May 11, and was first reported on Thursday by the book’s author, Nicole Wisensi Egan. Chasing Cosby, On her Facebook page.
Cosby spokesman Andrew Wyatt said he expected his client to be rejected. “We knew he would be rejected. He called me and said that if he did not follow the course he would be rejected, “he has maintained his innocence from the beginning.”
Cosby, now 83, could have qualified for parole after completing his three-year minimum sentence on September 2nd. She was initially convicted in the year of rape and was sentenced on September 25, 2011 to 10 years in prison and a sexual assault victim. Andrea Constant, 200 Temple at Temple University his former friend.
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The once-beloved comedian, known as the “Father of America,” has been serving his sentence at the State Correctional Institution in Phoenix, a suburb of Philadelphia.
The board said Cosby would not be re-paroled until he had completed treatment for the sexual predator. He will also have to overcome the state’s Department of Corrections’ recommendation against parole and maintain a clear record of conduct. Cosby was also asked to develop a “parole release plan.”
She said Cosby’s prison conduct record was not public information due to the Department of Corrections’ negative recommendations.
Cosby appeared before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in December. The court has not yet ruled, and there has probably been some information already.
Wyatt said Cosby was doing well in prison.
“He is optimistic,” Wyatt said of the Supreme Court’s appeal. “He’s as beautiful as Kakra.”