Jerry Sandusky Arrested On Two New Allegations Of Sexual Abuse

Police arrested former Penn St. Nittany Lions assistant coach Jerry Sandusky on new charges of sexual abuse filed by two more accusers who have stepped forward, reports Bob Ley of ESPN. The grand jury which inititally indicted Sandusky in November has added these accusers' accounts to its report, which one can find in .PDF format at this address.

The first of the new accusers, now an 18-year-old man identified as Victim 9 in the updated grand jury report, alleges he met Sandusky through Sandusky's charity The Second Mile when he was approximately 11 or 12. "Victim 9 testified that Sandusky was a very affectionate person," the report says. Sandusky's interactions with Victim 9 "escalated to sexual assault," with many of them taking place in the basement of Sandusky's home, where Victim 9 slept when invited over. Victim 9 also alleges incidents of sexual abuse at a hotel where Sandusky would take him sometimes.

Victim 10, the other new accuser, also met Sandusky through The Second Mile. Sandusky took an interest in him and invited him to Penn State football games, as he allegedly did with Victim 9. During one visit to Sandusky's home, Victim 10 says in the report, Sandusky began wrestling with him, an activity which culminated in Sandusky sexually abusing Victim 10. "Sandusky repeated this behavior on subsequent occasions," the report says.

The scandal involving Sandusky, who retired from coaching in 1999 but maintained a relationship with Penn State as a professor emeritus, rocked State College, most notably prompting the dismissal of legendary football coach Joe Paterno and university president Graham Spanier.

For more on the Nittany Lions, please visit Black Shoe Diaries, SB Nation's Penn State blog

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Pittsburgh

You must be a member of SB Nation Pittsburgh to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Pittsburgh. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Pittsburgh

You must be a member of SB Nation Pittsburgh to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Pittsburgh. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.