PressTV-Kevin Spacey under probe over new sex assault claims

Prosecutors in Los Angeles, California, say they are reviewing a second sexual assault case involving Oscar-winning US actor Kevin Spacey.

“A sex assault case was presented yesterday to our office by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department involving Kevin Spacey. It remains under review,” Los Angeles District Attorney spokesman Greg Risling said in an emailed statement on Wednesday.

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office said in April that it was reviewing a case involving Spacey dating from 1992, involving an adult male.

A district attorney in the US is the chief prosecutor for a local government area, typically a county.

Last October, Spacey publicly acknowledged for the first time that he was homosexual. He won an  Academy Award, also known as an Oscar, for best actor in 2000 for starring in the 1999 film “American Beauty,”

More than 30 men have said they were victims of unwanted sexual advances by Spacey,…

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