Following an eight-day trial, former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky has been found guilty of 45 counts related to child sex abuse. The verdict was read this evening after a two-day deliberation by the jury.
Sandusky was facing 48 child-sex abuse charges. Originally, he was facing 52. According to CNN, Sandusky has been convicted of 25 felonies and faces 442 years maximum sentence. Additionally, ESPN reports that Sandusky’s bail has been revoked. Sandusky’s lawyer, Joe Amendola, said after the reading that Sandusky will likely serve a life sentence.
The counts by which Sandusky was found not guilty are as follows:
- Victim 2, Count 7: Involuntary deviate sexual intercourse
- Victim 5, Count 24: Indecent assault
- Victim 6, Count 28: Indecent assault
For a complete breakdown of the counts against Sandusky, click HERE.