After recovering from coronavirus, Harvey Weinstein faces yet one more sexual assault cost

by Jeremy Spirogis
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After recovering from a bout of coronavirus, disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has now been charged with a further sexual assault depend.

Los Angeles prosecutors on Friday filed a brand new cost in opposition to Weinstein, stemming from an alleged assault at a Beverly Hills resort room in 2010, experiences

Weinstein is already awaiting extradition to Los Angeles to face 4 different prices, stemming from two incidents in inns in February 2013. The former producer is serving a 23-year sentence in a jail in New York for rape and sexual assault.

In the brand new case, Weinstein is accused of “sexual battery by restraint” in opposition to a lady at a resort room on May 11, 2010. The lady was first interviewed by detectives in October 2019.

The new cost carries a possible sentence of 4 years in jail, that means that Weinstein is now dealing with a theoretical most of 29 years on the Los Angeles prices. The DA’s workplace was investigating two different allegations in opposition to Weinstein, however declined to file these prices as a result of the alleged victims didn’t need to testify.

The DA’s workplace didn’t establish any of the ladies within the three circumstances. However, an outline of one of many ladies who declined to testify matches Jessica Mann, the hairdresser and one-time aspiring actress who testified in opposition to Weinstein in his New York trial.

Weinstein was convicted in February of raping Mann at a DoubleTree Hotel in Manhattan in 2013. In her testimony, Mann mentioned Weinstein had additionally raped her on the Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills a couple of 12 months later. Mann broke down in tears repeatedly over the course of three days of testimony and cross-examination in New York.

In the opposite case that the prosecutors declined to file, an actress had alleged that Weinstein sexually assaulted her throughout a business assembly someday between 2004 and 2006. The lady repeatedly informed detectives that she wouldn’t testify, based on a prosecution memo.

In whole, Los Angeles prosecutors reviewed eight allegations in opposition to Weinstein, and introduced prices in three of them.

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