The jury in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial is expected to begin deliberating the comedian’s fate on Wednesday.
Judge Steven O’Neill says jurors indicated they were exhausted after listening to more than five hours of closing arguments on Tuesday.
Cosby is charged with drugging and molesting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. The 80-year-old comedian says his encounter with Andrea Constand was consensual.
His lawyers told the panel of seven men and five women Tuesday that Constand made up the assault allegation as part of a scheme to file suit and extract millions of dollars from Cosby.
Prosecutor Stewart Ryan urged jurors to “look that man in the eye and tell him the truth about what he did.”
The Associated Press doesn’t typically identify people who say they’re victims of sexual assault unless they grant permission. Constand has done so.