Jerry Sandusky's Lawyer: No Plea Talks Underway, Sandusky "Eager to Hear From Accusers"

Monday December 12th, 2011

Jerry Sandusky’s lawyer says no plea deal talks are underway on the eve of the preliminary hearing in Sandusky’s child sex-abuse scandal, according to the Associated Press.

Sandusky is charged with more than 50 counts of child-sex abuse involving 12 young boys he met through his children’s charity, Second Mile.

Sandusky’s lawyer, Joseph Amendola says the 67-year-old former Penn State defensive coordinator is “eager to hear from his accusers.” Throughout the process, Sandusky has maintained his innocence. The child sex-abuse scandal has cost longtime head football coach and Penn State legend Joe Paterno his job. Two other Penn State officials are charged with perjury and failure to report abuse in connection with the case and will face a preliminary hearing Friday.

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