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Department of Corrections Receives Bill Cosby at SCI Phoenix

Collegeville, PA –The Department of Corrections on Tuesday night received Bill Cosby at SCI Phoenix where he will serve his three-to-10-year sentence for aggravated indecent assault.

He is being processed in accordance with policy and will meet with staff from the medical, psychology and the records departments.

Cosby is being housed in a single cell in a unit adjacent to the infirmary.  He will be allowed phone calls and visitation in accordance with policy, as well as opportunity to exercise during the classification process.

“We are taking all of the necessary precautions to ensure Mr. Cosby’s safety and general welfare in our institution,” said Corrections Secretary John Wetzel. “The long term goal is for him to be placed in the general population to receive the programming required during his incarceration.”

A mug shot is available on the Department of Corrections website today.

MEDIA CONTACT: Amy Worden, 717-728-4026


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