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Jerry Sandusky

GUILTY

of Raping Children

6/23/2012 5:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

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Jerry Sandusky
was found guilty tonight of child molestation, and will almost certainly spend the rest of his life in prison.

The former Penn State assistant football coach was found guilty of 45 of the 48 counts involving 10 boys over a 15 year period.

The jury reached the verdict after deliberating a little more than 20 hours.  The judge didn't want to wait until Monday so he had the verdict read at 10 PM ET.

68-year-old Sandusky showed little emotion as the verdicts were read.

He was sent immediately to county jail, where he will await formal sentencing, probably in about 3 months.

8 victims took the stand to testify against Sandusky -- often in graphic detail -- describing how the former PSU coach abused them, from inappropriate touching and group showering, to forced oral and anal sex. Other witnesses described accounts pertaining to the remaining two victims.

Sandusky did not take the stand in his own defense.

Sandusky's lawyers insinuated the witnesses were financially motivated -- but the defense fell flat.

Sandusky met many of the children he abused through his Second Mile children's charity ... which Sandusky claimed he founded to help underprivileged boys.

PSU football coaching icon Joe Paterno was fired after the scandal for not taking enough action following a 2001 report that Sandusky had molested a child in the PSU showers. Paterno died shortly after from lung cancer.

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jillyb    

Justice!! good luck in prison you sick bas***d

818 days ago
17.

Joe    

I'm sure what is going to happen to him in jail is called karma. Have fun in jail child molester. Think of all the kids lives you ruined. You are truly horrible ! And oh... From what I understand, prisoners love dealing with child molesters in jail.

818 days ago
18.

Barkingboy    

His wife should be next!!!!!! She knew everything!!!!!

818 days ago
19.

Maverick    

Good.

Too bad this wasn't a death penalty case, because it is the one case I would actually sanction it for.

818 days ago
20.

John Basedow    

I hate this guy just as much as the next person, but let's be real here people, there's no way he's going to be put in general population with the rest of the prisoners.

818 days ago
21.

Fat Mike    

Wow, no mucking around there. This has all been dealt with very quickly as far as criminal cases go. Good to see!

818 days ago
22.

Mandy    

Those poor boys :(

818 days ago
23.

Bob    

and his step son didn't even testify to say he too was molested, just shows you how the evidence was so overwhelming!! i hope he gets a piece of his own medicine in prison until he dies...slowly

818 days ago
24.

What You Really Want To See    

If the wife had anything to do with these crimes, I hope the stepson has the goods on her.

818 days ago
25.

edswoggle    

I'd tell him not to drop the soap, but the other inmates will shiv a few more butttholes into him, deeming it unnecessary....enjoy the cokcmeat sandwiches, Jerry!

818 days ago
26.

StevenB    

Now go get all the ones who covered for him and aided in his ongoing crimes. The ones still living, anyway.

Time for the NCAA to move in on the school and drop the death penalty on them. If there was ever a case of 'loss of institutional control" - their negligence far exceeds the worst case punished to this point.

818 days ago
27.

Skeptical    

surpriiiiiise...

818 days ago
28.

Cheryl    

I just thank the judge for not giving him the weekend to traumatize more children before the verdict. 45/48. Guess that will give him enough time for him to become the new girl on the cell block.

818 days ago
29.

Nichole K    

Thank god Justice was served.. Someone's going to end up killing him in jail he won't last long. SIck bastard.

818 days ago
30.

JugEars McKenyan Sr..    

ALL the people cheering on the death sentence that Sandusky's basically been handed since he's so old (I'll bet he dies before Christmas, he's spent out, that's why he doesn't seem to care, he knows he got caught at the end of the ride thanks to the normalizing of homosexual predator behavior like his because everyone in that scene was afraid to step on toes to do the right thing. If I was that McQueeer or McQueary and came across a coach doing any child male or female he would have left in a bodybag like that pedophile in Texas. Guaranteed. These fatherless kids were sold out by their moms who really were probably so busy paying the bills they were glad to have a so called 'father figure' in their lives, but it turns out he's a Mo pedophile, so what's the lesson here? Don't subcontract out raising your kids to the state, to the coach, the teacher or whomever. Be a parent or don't freaking have kids, get neutered and hump anything you want to human that moves over 21, but stay the hell away from me and don't ask us to raise your kids. Of course these Homosexual Pedophiles seek out families with no daddies because he provides them what they're missing, a father figure. Mothers are the greatest thing in the world but every freaking kid needs a father, not sperm donors like the Gloria Steinem's of the world think ALL MEN ARE NOTHING BUT. Think again, and ask the kids what THEY think...oh wait, they don't matter to these people, they just want A KID to further the mo agenda. Look, we can raise kids with three moms in a lesbian co op, no problem...then he turns into a female serial killer and they wonder why.... three moms, you'd kill yourself or someone else too!!! One is plenty if they're doing the job like our moms did in the 50s and 60s and 70s and some 80s.

818 days ago
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