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Bill Cosby has already spent almost three years in prison

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturned Bill Cosby’s conviction and barred him from further prosecution in a sexual assault case that led to the 83-year-old comedian’s imprisonment.

Less than two hours after the judgment, state prison officials announced that Cosby had been released.

The court ruled that Cosby was denied a fair trial during a trial that began with his arrest in 2015 and ended with a verdict in 2018.

Then the jury found him guilty of sexual assault against former basketball player Andrea Konstand during a meeting at his home in 2004.