According to newly unsealed court testimony, former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno knew of sexual-abuse allegations against assistant coach Jerry Sandusky as early as 1976. A man identified as John Doe 150 testified in 2014 that he informed Paterno about Sandusky’s inappropriate touching of him in 1976 when he was a young teenager, and that Paterno did nothing about it. Doe testified Paterno said the following to him: “I don’t want to hear about any of that kind of stuff, I have a football season to worry about.” Sandusky is serving a minimum 30-year prison sentence for molesting 10 boys on the Penn State campus. The documents came to light as part of litigation between Penn State University and its insurance company.
Late Penn State coach Joe Paterno knew of abuse claims against Jerry Sandusky in 1976 – Penn Live https://t.co/H4BgsciWJn
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