Bill Cosby denied ‘compassionate release’ by governor

By Alexandra Heilbron on April 20, 2020 | 9 Comments


Bill Cosby Bill Cosby ineligible for early release

Although Bill Cosby‘s lawyers were confident their client would be chosen for compassionate release by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, Department of Correction officials have told the media he doesn’t qualify.

Cosby, 82, is currently imprisoned at SCI Phoenix in Pennsylvania, where 22 inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 and one has died.

The governor’s office stated that the program “applies to state prison inmates who have been identified as being nonviolent and who otherwise would be eligible for release within the next nine months or who are considered at high risk for complications of coronavirus and are within 12 months of their release.”

Cosby is serving three to 10 years for sexual assault. ~Alexandra Heilbron 



Comments & Discussion

  1. Lexi • April 21, 2020 @ 8:47 PM

    There is a God. 🙏🏻 And thanks to the governor too.

  2. Terry • April 22, 2020 @ 9:42 AM

    GOOD ON THE GOVERNOR!!! Surely, they’d have had a totally outraged public if he got released The SOB just barely got in there!! Hey — we ALL are in danger of COVID — no reason to think the old POS would be any safer outside of prison.

  3. Catherine • April 22, 2020 @ 9:44 AM

    I agree. Let him rot where he is.

  4. Barbara Muszik • April 22, 2020 @ 11:41 AM

    I’m so happy they decided to not release the SOB!!! I agree with the previous poster LET HIM ROT IN JAIL!!!

  5. Andrea • April 22, 2020 @ 3:04 PM

    Let him rot !!!!!!!Thank goodness he is not getting out, where was his compassion for his victims !!!!

  6. dan • April 22, 2020 @ 4:05 PM

    Yeah!! this monster should be caged for the rest of his miserable life

  7. Alison Gothard-Huang • April 23, 2020 @ 7:24 AM

    GOOD! I agree with releasing non-violent offenders who are at risk, but he is a violent predator and can never be trusted. He deserves no mercy. He never had any compassion for any of his victims.

  8. Paula Farnsworth • April 28, 2020 @ 3:12 PM

    Where was his compassion for his victims?? Let him served his time!!

  9. Lacey • May 3, 2020 @ 8:35 PM

    Glad the loser isn’t getting out…his victims suffered so I hope karma kicks him in the ass and he gets the virus..


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