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Harvey Weinstein Faces Fresh Sexual Assault Charge

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Harvey Weinstein Faces Fresh Sexual Assault Charge

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Los Angeles, April 11: After recovering from a bout of coronavirus, disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has now been charged with an extra 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, reviews selection.com.

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

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

The brand 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 costs. The DA’s workplace was investigating two different allegations in opposition to Weinstein, however declined to file these costs as a result of the alleged victims didn’t wish to testify.

The DA’s workplace didn’t determine any of the ladies within the three circumstances. Nevertheless, 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 Lodge in Manhattan in 2013. In her testimony, Mann stated Weinstein had additionally raped her on the Peninsula Lodge 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.

Within the different case that the prosecutors declined to file, an actress had alleged that Weinstein sexually assaulted her throughout a enterprise assembly someday between 2004 and 2006. The girl repeatedly advised detectives that she wouldn’t testify, in keeping with a prosecution memo.

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

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