Harvey Weinstein: guilty of rape, criminal sex act in New York trial
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Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan courthouse for jury deliberations in his rape trial, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in New York.

via WPIX:

MANHATTAN (WPIX) -- Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was found guilty on two of five felony charges Monday in his sexual assault trial in Manhattan Criminal Court.

Following five days of deliberation, the jury announced the verdicts on the following charges:

  • In the charge of predatory sexual assault: Not guilty

  • In the charge of first-degree criminal sexual act: Guilty

  • In the charge of predatory sexual assault: Not guilty

  • In the charge of first-degree rape: Not guilty

  • In the charge of third-degree rape: Guilty

The guilty verdict in the charge of first-degree criminal sexual act could mean five to 25 years behind bars, while the guilty verdict in the third-degree rape charge means an additional year and a half to four years. The two most serious charges of predatory sexual assault, of which Weinstein was acquitted, carried potential life sentences.

Despite Weinstein's legal team asking the judge that he remain free until his March 11 sentencing, Weinstein was remanded into custody following his conviction.

Weinstein was also hit with additional sexual assault charges in Los Angeles earlier in January.

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