Harvey Weinstein trial: jury appears to reach partial verdict

Jury indicated that in three counts they have reached their decision, and will now break and return to deliberations on the other two counts MondayThe jury at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial in New York appears to have reached a verdict on three...

Harvey Weinstein trial: jury appears to reach partial verdict

Jury indicated that in three counts they have reached their decision, and will now break and return to deliberations on the other two counts Monday

The jury at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial in New York appears to have reached a verdict on three of the five counts facing him, though they are deadlocked on the most serious charge – predatory sexual assault.

Shortly after the lunch break on Friday, the five men and seven women of the jury were called back into court having indicated that in three counts they have reached their decision. These are: the count that alleges the fallen movie mogul forced oral sex on a then Project Runway production assistant, Miriam Haley, in 2006 and two counts of rape in 2013 of a woman who the Guardian is not naming as her intentions on identification are unclear.

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