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Jerry Sandusky Trial: Mike McQueary Testifies He Made Clear To Joe Paterno That Shower Incident Was 'Sexual And Wrong'

Mike McQueary, who tried to blow the whistle on former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky after allegedly seeing Sandusky raping a young boy in a shower in a Penn State football locker room, took the stand in the case against Sandusky Tuesday.

Judging from the tweets about his testimony so far, it looks like McQueary’s testimony has been pretty similar to what he told the grand jury. Among his most interesting claims is that, upon reporting what he had seen to then-head coach Joe Paterno, McQueary made sure Paterno knew that was had allegedly happened what sexual.

McQueary on convo w paterno: “I told him and I want to make sure I’m clear. I made sure he knew it was sexual and wrong. There was no doubt”

Before he died, Paterno denied knowing the full extent of what McQueary had seen. McQueary did say on Tuesday that, due to Paterno’s stature, he did not use the words “anal sex” to describe what he had seen.

Paterno reported the incident to his superiors but not to law enforcement. Sandusky continued to use Penn State facilities after the incident.

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