The Cosby Jury Will Come From the Other Side of the State

Jurors for Bill Cosby’s Montgomery County sexual assault trial will come from Allegheny County.

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Commonwealth v. Bill Cosby will be heard in front of a jury from around Pittsburgh.

Last month, a court ruled that the jury for Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial would not come from Montgomery County, where the case is being held.

Yesterday, Judge Steven T. O’Neill ruled the court jury will come from Allegheny County, about 300 miles away.

Cosby’s lawyers wanted a large, diverse pool from either Philadelphia or Pittsburgh for the jury. Defense lawyer Brian McMonagle had no comment to news media.

“No matter where we go, I have a feeling that [the media] will follow,” Judge O’Neill said in his ruling that jurors would come from outside Montco.

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