Sandusky abuse trial takes break through weekend
BELLEFONTE, Pennsylvania (AP) — The child sex abuse trial for former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky won’t resume until Monday.
Prosecutors on Thursday finished calling to the stand eight young men who claim the 68-year-old sexually abused them when they were children. Another two alleged victims haven’t been identified.
Sandusky’s trial on 52 criminal counts is moving more quickly than many observers have expected. The former coach denies the charges.
His lawyers could begin to put their own witnesses on the stand as early as Monday.
The most recent testimony included a young man who says the former coach raped him in Sandusky’s basement, where his muffled cries went unanswered.
GENARO C. ARMAS and MARK SCOLFORO
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