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Jerry Sandusky Trial: Matt Sandusky Was Ready To Testify For Prosecution, According To Report

On Tuesday, the wife of former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky testified in his support. The same can not be said for his adopted son Matt Sandusky, as he was reportedly set to testify for the prosecution against his father's tesitmony on Wednesday.

Citing sources, NBC reports that Matt Sandusky, 33, was in the courthouse on Wednesday, prepared to testify for the prosecution. Per NBC, he has previously been a stalwart for his father and even sat with his mother and other family members in court last week.

However, he reportedly contacted the prosecution after the trial began and told them he would provide testimony about events that he witnessed his father commit. He never took the stand.

Each side are set to make its closing arguments on Thursday, and according to NBC on Twitter, Matt Sandusky did not arrive with his family.

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