Accused pedophile Jerry Sandusky will no longer prey on innocent children in Pennsylvania. After hearing nine days of testimony, the 12 member jury deliberated 23 hours before convicting the 68-year-old retired Penn State football coach of 45 of 48 charges of aggravated child sex abuse in Bellefonte, PA on Friday.
Sandusky was originally charged with 52 counts of sexual abuse of young boys over a 15-year period. The judge presiding over the case dropped 4 of the charges Friday.
Sandusky used his status as a Penn State coach to molest young boys inside Penn State sports facilities for over a decade due to the culture of silence that prevailed among school officials and coaches at Penn State.
The sensational case attracted news media from all over the country who camped outside the courthouse awaiting the verdict. Sandusky will die in prison.
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