Harvey Weinstein being extradited to California to face more charges there

Erie County

ALDEN, N.Y. (WIVB) — Harvey Weinstein is being extradited to California.

The disgraced 69-year-old former film producer has been serving a 23-year prison sentence for rape and sexual assault at Wende Correctional Facility in Erie County.

For months, prosecutors in California have been trying to have him brought to that state to face more sexual assault charges there.

Last month, the latest attempt to delay his extradition was denied.

MORE | Harvey Weinstein to be extradited to California after judge denies latest attempt to delay

The New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) says Weinstein “was handed over to the appropriate officials for transport to the state of California per a court order,” on Tuesday morning at 9:25 a.m.

Evan Anstey is a digital content producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2015. See more of his work here.

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