Harvey Weinstein convicted of sex offences in subsequent trial

A Los Angeles jury has found former Hollywood film mogul Harvey Weinstein guilty of raping a woman.

During the two-month trial, it was revealed that Weinstein had enticed women into private meetings with him before abusing them.

When he is convicted, the 70-year-old Oscar winner could spend up to 24 years behind bars.

After being found guilty of rape and sexual assault at his first trial in New York two years ago, he is already serving nearly 23 years in prison.

Weinstein was found guilty on Monday of two counts of sexual assault and rape against an accuser identified only as Jane Doe 1.

The jury was unable to reach a verdict on the accusations made by Jane Doe 2 and Jennifer Siebel Newsom, the wife of California Governor Gavin Newsom. On those counts, the court declared a mistrial. He was also acquitted of sexual battery against an accuser known as Jane Doe 3.

The Shakespeare in Love and Pulp Fiction producer and co-founder of the entertainment company Miramax was wearing a grey suit and looked pale at the court in Los Angeles on Monday.

He was not using a wheelchair as he had done at previous court appearances.

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