Jerry Sandusky Sentenced to 30-60 Years in Prison in Penn State Child Sex Abuse Case


Jerry Sandusky will die in prison.

According to both Bloomberg News and Reuters, the former Penn State coach received a sentencing of 30-60 years in the child sex abuse case.

In June, the 68-year-old Sandusky was found guilty on 45 of 48 counts of sexual abuse against 10 boys. According to The Associated Press, he will now likely be sent to Camp Hill State Prison where he would be tested and evaluated by Department of Corrections personnel. They will then determine where he will serve his time.

Judge John Cleland had some words for Sandusky, according to CBS Pittsburgh.

"You have done much positive work. But you used that to conceal your vices. The reality is the nature of pedophiles is to gain the trust of parents and children, and then cover their crimes. The tragedy of this crime is that it’s a story of betrayal. Some of your victims had a genuine respect for you," Judge Cleland said. "I'm not going to sentence you to centuries in prison, although the law will permit that."

Judge Cleland wasn't the only one who spoke out on Tuesday, as Victim No. 9's mother also gave Sandusky a piece of her mind.

"I have had to endure my son’s suicide attempts all because of you. You’ve destroyed my family and I can never forgive you of that. Shame on you. Shame on you Mr. Sandusky," she said.

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