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Prosecutors won’t charge Cosby criminally in alleged abuse in 1974

Los Angeles Times

LOS ANGELES – Bill Cosby will not be charged with a crime after a woman claimed he molested her at the Playboy Mansion in 1974, Los Angeles prosecutors said Tuesday.

In the lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court, Judy Huth said she and a 16-year-old friend met the comedian that year at a San Marino park. The alleged assault occurred later, after Huth said Cosby gave her alcohol to drink and led her to the mansion.

It’s one of a series of sexual assault accusations made against Cosby, 77. The Los Angeles Police Department agreed to look into some of the claims.

Los Angeles prosecutors said the 40-year-old case is far past the statute of limitations. They noted the statute of limitations at the time of the alleged incident was three years.

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