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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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Butters_Creamy_Goo    

First

790 days ago
2.

Jordan    

Now you will know what it will be like to be raped great job jury.

790 days ago
3.

bittybaby    

here's hoping this POS drops the soap every single day. May he rot in jail and then burn in hell.

790 days ago
4.

I'm A Lawyer    

I hope they gangbang him every day of the rest of his life. S***.

790 days ago
5.

FreeWill    

Good, but there still guilty people at large, like those who knew and did nothing.

790 days ago
6.

iimE    

Penn State to State Penn

790 days ago
7.

VictoriaGirl    

Good, lets hope the guards allow his old ass to get molested in prison.

790 days ago
8.

Heather    

I am glad the jury found him guilty. I hope they place in in general population and hang a fresh meat sign on him. Death would be too good for him. I hope he lives to be 101 and is a$$raped every day!

790 days ago
9.

parlayer    

Get ready Jerry to take your medicine, remember the priest who got strangled in prison, things have a way of working out. Unexplainable behavior. No Crying!!

790 days ago
10.

What You Really Want To See    

He'll be complaining about dirty underwear within the week.

790 days ago
11.

gimmeshelter    

Open WIDE, Jerry...everywhere.

790 days ago
12.

Liza    

I hope he likes the feel of broomsticks u his a**. This guy needs to rot in prison until his sick and twisted life is over.

790 days ago
13.

Flying Blind    

You guys finally put out the joint and came inside and said "oh Shiit!" and wrote the story.

790 days ago
14.

Eldridge Cleaver    

Jerry Sandusky's butthoIe is real scared about now. Already made a $40 bet that Sandusky won't live to see 2014 and my amigo will probably owe me the money when good ol' Jerry gets a shank in the side. YAY FOR JUSTICE!

790 days ago
15.

john    

Some much for histrionic personality disorder...

Soon it'll be his-torn-anus

790 days ago
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