Source: The Detroit News
Amid the fallout of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal, Penn State University will remove the statue of legendary coach Joe Paterno near Beaver Stadium this weekend.
Kimberly Jones of the NFL Network posted via Twitter that she was told that the statue would be removed. CBS Sports’ Bonnie Bernstein reported on Twitter through a source that Penn State’s Board of Trustees had voted Thursday night to take down the statue.
The investigation into Penn State concluded last week with the release of the Freeh Report, which concluded that Penn State leaders, including former president Graham Spanier and Paterno, had shown “total disregard for the safety and welfare of Sandusky’s child victims.”
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