Jerry Sandusky’s sex abuse trial ended today with an emotional plea from the prosecutor to convict the former Penn State football coach and then a bombshell revelation that his adopted son had told prosecutors he was willing to testify against Sandusky.
The jury of seven women and five men were sequestered this afternoon to begin deliberating Sandusky’s guilty or innocence on 48 charges of sex absue.
While they met behind closed doors, Matt Sandusky — who had defended the man who adopted him throughout the investigation — issued a statement saying that he had been prepared to tell the jury that he had been sexually abused too.
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