Prosecutors drop groping case towards Kevin Spacey

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Prosecutors drop groping case against Kevin Spacey

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BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped a case accusing Kevin Spacey of groping a younger man at a Massachusetts resort island bar in 2016.

The Cape and Islands district lawyer mentioned Wednesday that they dropped the indecent assault and battery case introduced towards the actor final yr.

Spacey was accused of getting an 18-year-old man drunk after which groping him at a Nantucket restaurant and bar the place the teenager labored as a busboy.

Spacey denied the allegations.

The case was hobbled after Spacey’s accuser invoked his Fifth Modification proper towards self-incrimination and refused to testify about textual content messages the protection claims have been deleted.

The accuser had been ordered to testify a couple of cellphone he used the night time of the alleged assault. He was supposed to show it over to the protection however mentioned it was lacking.

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Actor Kevin Spacey arrives at district courtroom on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Nantucket, Mass., to be arraigned on a cost of indecent assault and battery. The Oscar-winning actor is accused of groping the teenage son of a former Boston TV anchor in 2016 within the crowded bar on the Membership Automobile in Nantucket. (AP Picture/Steven Senne)

Actor Kevin Spacey departs from district courtroom on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Nantucket, Mass., after he was arraigned on a cost of indecent assault and battery. The Oscar-winning actor is accused of groping the teenage son of a former Boston TV anchor in 2016 within the crowded bar on the Membership Automobile in Nantucket. (AP Picture/Steven Senne)

Kevin Spacey llega al Tribunal de Distrito de Nantucket , Massachusetts, para responder a un cargo de abuso sexual, el lunes 7 de enero del 2019. El actor ganador de dos premios Oscar enfrenta un cargo penal por presuntamente haber manoseado a un adolescente en un bar de la isla en 2016. De ser hallado culpable podría pasar hasta cinco años en prisión. (AP Foto/Steven Senne)

NANTUCKET, MA – JANUARY 7: Actor Kevin Spacey leaves Nantucket District Court docket following his arraignment on a felony rely of indecent assault and battery in Nantucket, MA on Jan. 7, 2019. (Picture by Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe through Getty Photographs)

NANTUCKET, MA – JANUARY 7: Actor Kevin Spacey is seen by way of a window as he walks in direction of the courtroom within the Nantucket District Courthouse in Nantucket, MA for his arraignment on a felony rely of indecent assault and battery on Jan. 7, 2019. (Picture by Nathan Klima for The Boston Globe through Getty Photographs)

NANTUCKET, MA – JANUARY 7: Actor Kevin Spacey arrives at Nantucket District Court docket for his arraignment on a felony rely of indecent assault and battery in Nantucket, MA on Jan. 7, 2019. (Picture by Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe through Getty Photographs)




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