A man accused in the sexual assault of three teenagers will stand trial. Police say Melvin Amodeo, 25, of Wilmerding, used social media to contact the victims.
It is a case where both the judge and the prosecutor admitted they knew the defendant, and they had a lot of respect for him as a lawyer. But this lawyer was in trouble, and could have ended up in jail after today’s hearing.
Jerry Sandusky’s child sex abuse trial gets underway Monday when lawyers deliver opening statements. The jurors who will decide his fate have strong connections to Penn State, something that might help – or hurt – Sandusky.