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Jerry Sandusky

Attorney Says He Is Under Suicide Watch

6/23/2012 10:13 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0623_jerry_sandusky_getty_2An attorney for Jerry Sandusky said Saturday his client has been placed under suicide watch for his own safety. 

Karl Rominger told CNN that Sandusky is being held in protective custody -- separate from other inmates -- as he awaits sentencing.

He explained, "The judge in this case and the warden in this case decided to take a measure not meant to suggest in any way that he is suicidal, but simply to put the precautions in place first and then evaluate later."

Sandusky was found guilty yesterday on 45 of the 48 counts against him. He will be sentenced in about 90 days.

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marti    

the US and Canada should get together and put him in a cell with Luka Magnotta ,wall up the door with bricks and they can play tickle and bite until eternity

850 days ago
107.

CJ    

Hopefully the guards turn a blind eye when the other prisoners have their way with him...just like his wife and the team coaches and administrators did when he scarred those innocent boys for life.

850 days ago
108.

sagisam    

the A** hole is a wimp! who cares that jefk in on sucide watch why protect that animal who protected the children when they were being abused the justice systems sucks procting the criminals the same crime he did should be done to him so he could know the suffering these children went threw Sandusky is taking the easy way out what a coward!!! rot in hell Sandusky!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

850 days ago
109.

Joao    

Just a ploy to have moved from the jail [yawn]

850 days ago
110.

Disgusted!!!!!!!     

I wonder how many of his foster kids and other adopted kids have suffered by hm? I don't think this story is over yet! I think he should be put in with the general population in jail, let him squeal like the pig he is! Unfortunately he might like it!

850 days ago
111.

bullhead12    

I say let him kill his self and save the taxpayers money.He is a sad excuse of a man.

850 days ago
112.

Lindsay Lohan Fan Forever    

An evil man that has destroyed so many lives.

850 days ago
113.

C-rad    

Uhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.....****im.

850 days ago
114.

C-rad    

Uhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh..f**k him.

850 days ago
115.

What You Really Want To See    

If Suicide watch was a TV show and Sandusky was the star of Suicide Watch... I'd watch!

850 days ago
116.

ernest    

homosexual disgusting pervert he should stand before a firing squad the lousy sicko

850 days ago
117.

Kathe Thomas    

Why a suicide watch? Wouldn't that be the very best outcome? Grab a belt Sandusky. Grab a shoelace, hell, wad up a tissue and INHALE. I'd pay to see pictures of this prick, blue, and swinging. There are a great many young people that this man affected. Young people who will never become the people they were meant to be because their paths crossed with this waste of space.

850 days ago
118.

Jah36    

TMZ, and all you people on here that support homosexuality as somehow being normal or socially acceptable...this is what happens when society devolves to a point that tolerates such perverted behavior. Creeps like Sandusky inevitably take it to the next level and innocent people get hurt. You're all just as guilty as this sicko!

850 days ago
119.

the TRUTH    

i Pray he does commit suicide because knowing what he did and it drove him to end his life because of it ITS OK IN MY BOOK he'd be dead the children would know that man that did that is dead and not coming back and i dont want my tax dollars supportign his ass on a free ride in jail

850 days ago
120.

Kabala    

Who gets the lovely job to watch him?

850 days ago
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