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Judge says only 1 of 13 additional Bill Cosby accusers can testify at sexual assault trial

Judge says only 1 of 13 additional Bill Cosby accusers can testify at sexual assault trial

A Pennsylvania judge ruled Friday that only one additional woman who has accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault may testify against him in his upcoming trial, dealing a setback to the lone viable criminal case against the entertainer.

Prosecutors were hoping the testimony of 13 alleged victims would help persuade a jury that Cosby was guilty of assaulting another woman at his estate near Philadelphia in 2004.

But only one of the 13 women — known in court filings as Prior Alleged Victim Six — will be permitted to testify when the trial gets underway this spring, Judge Steven T. O’Neill said.

Cosby, 79, who is free on $1-million bail, is facing three counts of aggravated...

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