LAPD opened an investigation into a women’s claim that Bill Cosby molested her at 15 years old. Judy Huth, who is suing Cosby for sexual battery met with Los Angeles police detectives for 90 minutes. LAPD Officer Jane Kim said that the department opened the investigation after the meeting. Huth claims Cosby, “forced her to perform a sex act on him in a bedroom of the Playboy Mansion around 1974 when she was underage” according to USA Today.
Cosby has been accused to by more than 15 women of sexual misconduct of different ranges of actions. Although never charged with a crime, Cosby’s attorneys denied these allegations towards him. Accusations have led to his stand-up tour being called off and the cancellation of a number of TV projects.
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-Sarah Mae Martin