HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A Pennsylvania appeals court is denying Jerry Sandusky’s request for a new trial but is ordering him to be resentenced for a 45-count child sexual abuse conviction.READ MORE: Washington County Father Faces Charges After Toddler Swallows Suboxone Pill
Superior Court on Tuesday said Sandusky was improperly sentenced using mandatory minimums.
The 75-year-old former Penn State assistant football coach was sentenced in 2012 to 30 to 60 years in state prison for sexual abuse of 10 boys.READ MORE: Aliquippa Football To Fight To Keep Spot In Class 4A
Victims testified that he subjected them to a range of abuse, from grooming to violent sexual attacks. Sandusky has consistently maintained his innocence.
His lawyer says Sandusky will keep fighting for a new trial by appealing further to the state Supreme Court.
Sandusky’s arrest led the university to push out Hall of Fame head coach Joe Paterno and then-university president Graham Spanier.MORE NEWS: Penguins Forward Jake Guentzel Week To Week With Upper-Body Injury
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