Jerry Sandusky charged with sexual assault
Jerry Sandusky, once thought of the legendary Joe Paterno’s heir apparent as Penn State football coach, is accused of assaulting eight boys over fifteen years in a very scandal that’s rocking Happy Valley, with perjury charges against Penn State’s athletic director and vice chairman for finance and business.
After what allegedly happened to “Victim two,” a boy estimated to be ten years old, within the same area where Penn State football players shower, it’s close to not possible to stay reading the grand jury’s report. By “Victim eight,” numbness turns to anger.
In the statement issued by Penn State, the attorneys for Curley and Schultz said their clients aren’t guilty. Sandusky’s attorney told a Johnstown, Pa., tv station that Sandusky “has maintained his innocence” when being awake to the allegations for over 3 years.
Sandusky, 67, was charged, among alternative crimes, with seven counts of involuntary deviate sexual issues, eight counts of corruption of minors, eight counts of endangering the welfare of a toddler and 7 counts of indecent assault. The grand jury report says he met most of the boys through his Second Mile foundation, that helps at-risk youngsters. He was arraigned and released on $100,000 bail on Saturday.