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Jerry Sandusky Trial: Mike McQueary Describes Witnessing 'Skin-On-Skin Smacking'

Day two of the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse trial concluded earlier Tuesday afternoon following the testimony of former Penn State assistant coach Mike McQueary, who told a jury that he witnessed Sandusky abusing a young boy in the Nittany Lions' locker room in 2001. At the time, he relayed the incident to then-head coach Joe Paterno, as previously described in the grand jury testimony. McQueary told a Centre County jury on Tuesday that he heard "skin-on-skin smacking sound," while witnessing something "more than [his] brain could handle.'' Per the Associated Press:

There was Jerry Sandusky standing naked in the showers behind a boy, slowly moving his hips, Mike McQueary testified. He said he had no doubt he was witnessing anal sex.

McQueary, one of the star witnesses in the child sexual abuse case against Sandusky, testified that he slammed his locker shut loudly as if to say, "Someone's here! Break it up!''

Then, he said, he went upstairs to his office to try to make sense of what he had seen.

McQueary's testimony was very similar to the account he gave at the preliminary hearing last December, according to the AP. The primary difference was the year, as he said the incident occurred in 2001, not 2002.

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