Jerry Sandusky guilty: Ex-Penn St. assistant convicted of sex abuse

Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry

Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was booked at the Centre County Correctional Facility in Bellefonte, Pa. (June 23, 2012) (Credit: AP )

For years, the children Jerry Sandusky had preyed upon kept quiet about what the former Penn State assistant football coach did to them in echoing shower stalls, empty hotel rooms and the muffled confines of his basement bedroom.

After a swift trial and less than two days of deliberations, a jury issued an emphatic verdict late Friday: Sandusky was guilty on 45 counts of sexual abuse, meaning...

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