Report: Jerry Sandusky sent intimate letters to victims

Wednesday June 6th, 2012

Former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky will face his accusers starting Monday. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

ABC News is reporting that former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky wrote intimate letters to his alleged victims.

Sandusky, 68, faces 52 counts of child molestation charges for alleged abuse involving 10 boys. If convicted, he could receive a sentence of life in prison.

Eight victims are set to testify against Sandusky. The trial, which is in the jury selection phase, is expected to start Monday and last about three weeks. The report also said that the letters were written in Sandusky's own handwriting and that they corroborate the grand jury testimony of Victim 4, who met the coach through the charity, Second Mile. That victim is now 28 years old and was one of five alleged victims who petitioned Judge John Cleland to remain anonymous.

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