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Jury deliberations continue in Cosby trial

Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown Pa. Tuesday

Drugging and sexually violating a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004.

Cosby's lawyer has said the two were lovers sharing a consensual sexual encounter.

Cosby had given the deposition as part of a lawsuit filed by Constand that was later settled for an undisclosed sum. Those depositions became the basis of the prosecution in this case, when the seal on them was lifted in 2015 and the prosecutors got wind that they included admissions by Cosby that the routinely got Quaaludes in the '70s with the express goal of incapacitating young women so that he could have sex with them.

Other accusers stood outside court Tuesday, waiting for the jury to reach a verdict.

Steele closed the prosecution's case on Monday by describing Cosby as a calculating sexual predator, who not only drugged and assaulted Constand more than a decade ago, but also recast the attack as romantic.

Jurors wanted the testimony of Detective Dave Mason read back to them Tuesday.

Testifying in 2005, Cosby said he had obtained several prescriptions for Quaaludes in the 1970s and offered them to others "the same as a person would say, 'Have a drink, '" according to the deposition, which was read to the jury.

In addition, Constand initially told police that she had not been alone with Cosby prior to the alleged assault and that they had little contact after.

McMonagle cited gifts and phone calls between Cosby and Constand to show she was more than a college sports staffer trying to placate a powerful Temple University trustee.

She said that Cosby brought her three blue pills, saying they would help her relax and assuring her they were safe.

Constand's lawyer, Dolores Troiani, told reporters that Jackson is "not telling the truth" and faulted Wyatt for circulating Jackson's statement while jurors were deliberating.

A judge blocked Jackson from testifying at the trial, ruling it would be hearsay. Constand testified that she was planning to leave her job at Temple and embark on a new career plan and had been feeling stressed.

Constand said on the witness stand she didn't know Jackson. Jackson said Constand did not identify the personality as Cosby.

Wyatt released the statement just moments after jurors asked the judge to define the phrase "without her knowledge" as it applies to one count of aggravated indecent assault while delivering an intoxicant.

Jurors also asked to see evidence, though it is unclear what evidence they are referring to in the case.

The alleged assault that sparked the charges took place in early 2004 after Cosby invited Constand to his home to discuss her career plans. He says it was consensual.

The sequestered jury has returned to the courtroom four times with questions during their deliberation. "The State has the burden of proving a client's guilt beyond a reasonable doubt and Mr. Cosby is presumed innocent unless/until the state meets this heavy burden, explains criminal defense attorney Court Will".

The panel has also been reviewing Cosby's deposition testimony. Cosby did not testify on his own behalf.

Cosby is charged with three counts of aggravated sexual assault for the 2004 alleged assault, which could put him in prison for more than ten years. Authorities had declined to charge Cosby when she first came forward in 2005.

The 79-year-old entertainer did not take the stand at his trial, but prosecutors used Cosby's decade-old deposition testimony as evidence.

The spokesman said Cosby is "doing good, his spirits are up, and we believe this jury is highly intelligent".