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Pennsylvania Attorney General Holds Press Conference

Pennsylvania Attorney General Linda Kelly held a press conference in Harrisburg on Monday to address the charges against former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky, former Athletic Director Tim Curley and former Vice President for Business and Finance Gary Schultz.

Kelly reaffirmed the contents of the grand jury's presentment on the charges and fielded questions from reporters, many of which pertained to head football coach Joe Paterno's role in the investigation.

Asked if the graduate assistant named in the presentment and involved in the 2002 incident at the Lasch Bulding's shower facilities relayed graphic details to Paterno before Paterno reported the incident to Curley, Kelly referred reporters to the presentment.

Paterno denied specific knowledge of the details of the incident in a statement issued late Sunday.

Asked generally if there may have been people involved with a moral responsibility to come forward, rather than simply a legal one, Kelly was vague.

"There is a difference between legal and moral guilt," Kelly said. "I'm not going to comment on morality right now." 

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