Jerry Sandusky was sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison Tuesday morning after being found guilty on 45 of 48 charges in a child sexual assault case earlier this year.
People started gathering at the courthouse early Tuesday morning, hoping to get a seat for today’s sentencing. However, many were upset with what Jerry Sandusky had to say in court.
A day before Jerry Sandusky is being sentenced on 45 sex abuse charges, a three-minute recorded statement by Sandusky was aired on Penn State’s student-run radio station.
Just days after the verdict, a juror from the Jerry Sandusky trial is speaking out about the trial and Gov. Tom Corbett is also talking about the case.
Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was led away in handcuffs late Friday night after jurors convicted him on 45 of 48 child sex abuse counts.
Penn State University wants to “privately, expeditiously and fairly” compensate and address the concerns of victims abused by Jerry Sandusky, and it plans to reach out to their lawyers soon with more information, the school said in a statement Friday.
A Centre County jury delivered a guilty verdict on 45 of 48 counts against Jerry Sandusky in a child sex abuse trial Friday night.
The jury has found Jerry Sandusky guilty on 45 of 48 counts. His bond has been revoked and he was led away in handcuffs from the courthouse. In the case of unknown Victim 2, the victim identified by Mike McQueary, Sandusky was found not guilty of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, but guilty of indecent assault, unlawful contact with minors and endangering the welfare of a child with regard to victim.
Jerry Sandusky was charged in November with child sexual abuse and just seven months later, the former Penn State assistant football coach is already on trial. The trial is expected to last three weeks, but is moving quickly through the prosecution’s roughly two dozen witnesses.