Grand Jury Issues New Harvey Weinstein Sexual Assault Indictment in Los Angeles, but Extradition Delayed

Grand Jury Issues New Harvey Weinstein Sexual Assault Indictment in Los Angeles, but Extradition Delayed
Harvey Weinstein, convicted rapist and former executive of Miramax and The Weinstein Company, might be heading back to Los Angeles soon to face charges of sexual assault in Los Angeles.

Weinstein has been indicted on 11 counts of sexual assault in Los Angeles County, according to the Los Angeles Times, including four counts of forcible rape, four counts of forcible oral copulation, two counts of sexual battery, and one count of sexual penetration by force, against five women. The alleged assaults all took place in West Los Angeles and Beverly Hills between 2004 and 2013.

No new counts or alleged victims have come forward, with the recent charges simply being upheld by a California grand jury in this new indictment. It is believed that the upholding of these will preempt any issues regarding a speedy trial. It is unclear when exactly Weinstein could be extradited back to Los Angeles, however, especially as Covid-
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