Jerry Sandusky GUILTY in Abuse Case on 45 of 48 Counts …Update: Sandusky Perp Walk After Guilty Verdict (Video)
The jury reached a verdict tonight in the Jerry Sandusky trial.
Sandusky just returned to the courthouse for the verdict tonight. The courtroom is closed until all 48 counts are read.
Yahoo Sports reported:
A jury has informed Judge John Cleland it has reached a verdict on the 48 counts of child sex abuse against former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
Judge Cleland earlier issued a ruling banning those in the Centre County, Pa., courtroom from communicating the verdict to anyone outside the courtroom until all 48 counts are read and court is adjourned.
The jury has returned a verdict after the trial of Jerry Sandusky. (Getty Images) The jury of seven women and five men was charged with determining whether the 68-year-old Sandusky sexually abused children over a 15-year period, using his stature as a local coaching hero and his position with the Second Mile charity to target and then violate at-risk kids from the area.
The trial stretched over eight days and the jury began deliberating Thursday afternoon. One juror, a woman, was excused Wednesday because of illness and replaced by another woman.
UPDATE: Here’s video of Jerry Sandusky leaving the courthouse in handcuffs after he was found guilty on 45 of 48 counts against him tonight.
The crowd jeered him as he left the courthouse.
Via FOX News: