Bill Cosby sacks defense team

Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing is set for Sept. 24.
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Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing is set for Sept. 24.

Credit: Mark Makela

Credit: Mark Makela

Comedian Bill Cosby replaced his entire defense team in advance of his September sentencing hearing, CNN reported Friday.

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Cosby, 80, replaced attorney Tom Mesereau and his team with attorney Joseph P. Green, according to Andrew Wyatt, the comedian’s spokesman.

Wyatt did not give a reason for the change, CNN reported.

Cosby was convicted on three counts of aggravated indecent assault for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand on April 26.

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A sentencing hearing for Cosby has been scheduled for Sept. 24, CNN reported. He faces up to 10 years in prison for each count.

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