Penn State child sex abuse case goes to jury

June 22, 2012 • National News

Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky leaves the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa., Thursday, June 21, 2012. Jurors in the case began deliberations Thursday. Sandusky is charged with 48 counts of child sexual abuse involving 10 boys over a period of 15 years. The case is now in the hands of the jury. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky was either a “predatory pedophile” who lured young boys to Penn State with gifts and access to big-time football, or a victim of now-grown men who lied to get a payout, attorneys argued Thursday as the former coach’s child sex abuse case went to a jury.

As jurors deliberated into the evening, one of Sandusky’s adopted sons came forward for the first time to say that his father had abused Login to read more

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