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GUILTY! Bill Cosby's lawyer vows 'the fight is not over' after America's dad is conv

• Daily Mail

The jury in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial found the disgraced comedian guilty of sexual assault after 14 hours of deliberation  

He was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004 

The jury found him guilty of all on three counts of aggravated indecent assault

 The 80-year-old actor now faces spending the rest of his life in prison as each count carries a sentence of up to ten years imprisonment

After the guilty verdict was read, defense attorney Tom Mesereau said the 'fight is not over' and urged that there would be an appeal

DA Kevin Steele commended Constand's courage said that 'justice was done'

Several women who have accused Cosby of sexual assault were at the courthouse on Thursday and celebrated the guilty verdict 

Bill Cosby's lawyer assured that the 'fight is not over' after the disgraced comedian was found found guilty of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand. 

Judge Steven T O'Neill repeatedly called for order as the court erupted as the jury delivered its shock verdict, unanimously finding Cosby guilty on all three counts of aggravated sexual assault: administering an intoxicant, rendering his victim unconscious and penetrating her without consent.

The seven men and five women reached their verdict after 14 hours of deliberation and a trial lasting 14 days at Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania.

After the verdict was read, defense attorney Tom Mesereau met briefly with the press and said: 'The fight is not over.'