View mobile site
Follow us on
Thursday, May 23, 2013 | 8:59 a.m.
Hi, (not you?) | Member Center | Sign Out
Sign In | Register
Updated: 6:29 p.m. Thursday, March 29, 2012 | Posted: 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29, 2012
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) —
The judge overseeing the Penn State child sexual abuse case has delayed former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky's trial by three weeks.
The judge agreed to postpone the trial from mid-May to June 5. His decision came in response to a group of motions filed a week ago by Sandusky.
The 68-year-old retired defensive coordinator faces 52 counts involving 10 alleged victims over 15 years. He's confined to his home to await trial, and denies the allegations.
In the meantime, Sandusky's attorney is claiming that prosecutors may have actually convinced some of the alleged victims to file charges.
The attorney said he's talked to one person who spent a lot of time with Sandusky through the Second Mile charity and was interviewed by investigators eight or nine times and denied ever being abused.
That man did not press charges.
But Sandusky's attorney said he's convinced that the repeated questioning of some of the alleged victims may have influenced the investigation.
© 2013 Cox Media Group. By using this website,
Already have an account? Sign In
We have sent you a confirmation email. Please check your email and click on the link to activate your account.
We look forward to seeing you frequently. Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts.
Don't worry, it happens. We'll send you a link to create a new password.
We have sent you an email with a link to change your password.
We've sent an email with instructions to create a new password. Your existing password has not been changed.
To sign in you must verify your email address. Fill out the form below and we'll send you an email to verify.
Check your email for a link to verify your email address.