No Harvey Weinstein Retrial On Rape, Sex Assault Charges
March 14, 2023 10:35AM PDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors say they will not retry Harvey Weinstein on rape and sexual assault charges involving two women.
Deputy District Attorney Paul Thompson announced the decision to a judge Tuesday.
The judge dismissed the charges and Weinstein will be returned to New York, where was convicted on similar charges.
Prosecutors had been considering a new trial on charges that left jurors deadlocked at the former movie mogul’s trial.
The jury convicted Weinstein of the rape and sexual assault of one woman.
He was sentenced to 16 years in prison.
That’s in addition to the 23-year New York sentence he is already serving.