A Look Inside The Prison Where Bill Cosby Will Serve His Sentence

Emmett Rice
September 27, 2018

The disgraced comedian is expected to spend the next three to 10 years of his life at the state-of-the art SCI Phoenix prison in Collegeville, Pennsylvania.

Bill Cosby is now officially known as inmate NN7687.

A member of the prosecution team from Cosby's trials says Constand, the comedian's chief accuser, told her she was happy with his sentence.

Bill Cosby, after he was sentenced to prison for sexual assault.

Publicist Andrew Wyatt shared several updates with TMZ, including a "touching" moment where prison guards gave Cosby a little extra time to wrap up his conversation with wife Camille, mostly because they were somewhat starstruck by his presence.

-By 2030, the people 50 and older are project to account for one-third of all incarcerated people in the USA - a 4,400 percent increase over the past 50 years, according to the Osborne Association, a nonprofit prison reform group.

Cosby, who was also deemed by the court to be a "sexually violent predator" and fined $25,000 (as well as various court costs), plans to appeal. As part of the overall evaluation, evaluators will decide if Cosby should be in the general population or in protective custody. "When (U.S.) Judge (Eduardo) Robreno released the deposition and said that this is perhaps criminal, we're obligated to look at that and we did and we worked through the case and we got to where we are today".

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At his sentencing on Monday, Cosby's defense attorneys anxious that Cosby's age, vision impairment and declining health could make him a target.

Cosby - who is legally blind and uses a cane - removed his watch, tie and jacket and walked out in a white dress shirt and red suspenders, his hands cuffed in front of him.

The new witnesses - permitted by state law to show that a charged crime fits a larger pattern of offenses - helped prosecutors bolster what had been a "he-said-she-said" case.

"I had just given my two-month notice at Temple when the man I had come to know as a mentor and friend drugged and sexually assaulted me". They were dismayed by Judge Steven O'Neill's weighty decision to let five additional accusers testify and moved for a mistrial when one of the women called Cosby a "serial rapist" from the stand.

Wyatt, in Norristown, also claimed that the district attorney in Montgomery County outside Philadelphia used "falsified evidence against Dr. Cosby". Officials said he drugged and assaulted Constand at his Pennsylvania home.

Sixty women have accused Cosby of sexual abuse.

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