3 Ex-Penn State Officials In Court For Hearing
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KDKA/AP) – Penn State’s former president and two ex-administrators are in court on charges accusing them of failing to tell police about a sexual abuse allegation involving Jerry Sandusky and then trying to cover it up.
Former Penn State president Graham Spanier, retired university vice president Gary Schultz and ex-athletic director Tim Curley arrived at the courthouse in Harrisburg on Monday.
Also going inside was former assistant football coach Mike McQueary. He testified last year he saw Sandusky engaged in a sex act with a boy in a Penn State locker room shower in 2001.
The hearing for Spanier, Schultz and Curley will determine if have enough evidence to warrant a trial on the charges against them.
The men say they’re innocent.
Mike McQueary testified this morning, saying he told administrators that he saw Jerry Sandusky involved in a sexual situation in a Penn State locker room.
He also testified that Joe Paterno told him during conversation that, “Old Main really messed up on this one.”
Sandusky was convicted on 45 counts of sexual abuse. He is serving a 30- to 60-year prison sentence and maintains he was wrongfully convicted.
The appeals process for the former assistant Penn State football coach began in January in the same courtroom where a jury convicted him last June.
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