SANDUSKY GUILTY on 45 of 48 counts
A jury convicted former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky on 45 counts of sexual abuse of 10 boys. The jury acquitted Mr. Sandusky on three counts. The jury deliberated for about 20 hours over two days and the court announced that it had reached a verdict by 9:30.
- PG's Mark Dent's tweet (@mdent05) saying that Sandusky was departing from his house was acknowledged as a tipoff to the press corps that the verdict was coming. Mark Dent sent the tweet at 9:23 pET. It got more than 130 re-tweets.
- At 9:52pET Dan Wetzel tweeted that Sandusky entered the courtroom
- Many of the charges carry mandatory minimum sentences and Sandusky is expected to spend the rest of his life in prison.
- PG Video: Sandusky led out of the courthouse
- Spectator yells at Sandusky: 'Rot in hell'
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