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Saturday, 23 June 2012

Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky found guilty of sexually abusing young boys


Penn State Abuse-Jerry Sundusky
A jury has found former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky guilty of sexually abusing young boys, after a day and a half of deliberations.Sandusky was convicted on 45 of 48 counts, including involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, indecent assault and corruption of minors, FOX News Channel reported.A crowd outside the courthouse in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania cheered as news of the verdict was released about 10:10pm.The 68-year-old was led away from the court in handcuffs wearing khaki trousers and a brown jacket, and did not speak to reporters as he was placed in a patrol car.He is expected to be sentenced in about three months and will be held at Centre County Correctional Facility in the meantime.In the aftermath of the verdict being announced, Sandusky's wife Dottie was reported to be looking sad but not crying, while one of the couple's adopted sons was in tears.At least one of Sandusky's victims was crying in the court with his parents and supporters, and was unable to speak, reporters said.Sandusky had pleaded not guilty to molesting 10 boys over a 15-year period, using his charity, Second Mile, to meet and maintain contact with children.

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