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Jerry Sandusky Sentenced

30 to 60 Years

for Raping Children

10/9/2012 7:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Convicted child rapist Jerry Sandusky has just been sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison ... which means he'll most likely die behind bars.

The 68-year-old former Penn State assistant football coach was facing up to 400 years behind bars ... after he was convicted on 45 counts of sexual assault involving 10 to 15 boys.

Sandusky will serve NO LESS than 30 years, because under Pennsylvania law, he can't be released on parole before the minimum term is up. He will get credit for 112 days served.

Sporting a fresh pair of shackles, Sandusky wore a red prison jumpsuit to court and appeared thinner than usual. He was also wearing a bulletproof vest.

Jerry's wife Dottie was in attendance when the judge issued the sentence. Six of Sandusky's victims were also present.

Jerry also addressed the court -- and once again proclaimed his innocence during what is being described as a rambling, babbling batsh*t crazy statement.

The mother of one of the victims read a statement in court ... and said her son contemplated suicide after Sandusky's attack.

Sandusky smiled on his way into court.

Sandusky swears he's innocent -- the REAL victim in a vast conspiracy -- and vows to appeal the sentence.

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91.

Curtis    

My sympathies go out to the victims and their families. Pedophilia is sickness and most of these perps do not look at it as so. They feel society is wrong for protecting our children against these types of attacks.

741 days ago
92.

ValVal    

I hope you get raped in jail till you die.

741 days ago
93.

chris s    

Sounds to me like the judge gave each victim a voice by entitlement in the sentence and assurance that there is no way this evil man can ever see the free side of prison walls, ever.

741 days ago
94.

PB    

He should have gotten hundreds of years. I hope he gets boned everyday a couple of times a day by the biggest guys in the prison until he bleeds. He is a disgusting pig. I am PSU alum.

741 days ago
95.

chichifrogslegs    

meh i doubt he'll ever be mixed with the general population, too big of a risk. he should have been castrated.

741 days ago
96.

Maria    

That judge could have given him up to 4 hundred years. I hope that dumb Bast---. of a judge knows that as of today his career is over. In Pa. judges are elected.

741 days ago
97.

LUIZ FARIA    

In other news, the priests at the vatican are still free :)

740 days ago
98.

Christopher Seeley    

Put him in General Population, see if he smiles them!

740 days ago
99.

Dose Of Reality    

Justice was not served, no punishment would be sufficient.


The way this all came about shows how people fail in dealing with these things, often because of self preservation. This is such a horrifying offense that people often don't want to deal with it. Victims are scared to have their lives further ruined by standing up and speaking out against powerful and respected people.

740 days ago
100.

Andreav    

Amen, at least one more perv of the streets...

739 days ago
101.

What I Think    

Is Sandusky Catholic? If so, maybe he could study for the priesthood while in prison.

739 days ago
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