Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal still ongoing

"Victim Seven" comes forth

WRITTEN BY: Sara Hall
Jerry Sandusky, former assistant coach of Penn State, is under trial for his sexual abuse scandal.
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Jerry Sandusky, former assistant coach of Penn State, is under trial for his sexual abuse scandal.

Another witness has come to the stand to testify against Jerry Sandusky in his ongoing sexual abuse scandal.

This time “Victim Seven” is alleging Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State assistant football coach, sexually abused him by cuddling him and making the two shower together.  

The witness, now 27, was 10-years-old during the time when he said Jerry Sandusky sexually abused him. He said he met Sandusky through his charity, “The Second Mile,” and thereafter, Sandusky repeatedly invited him to sleepovers.

The witness said Jerry Sandusky would be "wrapping himself around me, holding me tightly" when he slept over at his house.

He also said Jerry Sandusky touched him beneath his pants and "caressed" his nipples.

The victim also said Jerry Sandusky provided him with Penn State football tickets from 1995 to 2009, to which he took up the offer.

"I wanted to go to games. I tried to block that stuff out and focus on the positives," he said during his testimony.

Jerry Sandusky’s attorney, Joe Amendola, pointed out flaws in the victim’s case, saying during a 2004 scholarship application, the victim wrote that Jerry Sandusky “changed my perceptions in life in a positive way. . . He is such a kind and caring gentleman, and I will never, ever forget him."

The victim said he only recently told his parents of the abuse once he had been approached by the police.

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