Former Penn St. President Graham Spanier Charged In Sandusky Abuse Case

Source: CBS News

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier is being charged with child endangerment, perjury, obstruction of justice and conspiracy in connection with the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse case, according to court documents.

Spanier, 64, is now the third school official to face charges in the case.

Attorney General Linda Kelly is expected to announce the charges at a news conference Thursday. He is expected to be arraigned later in the day or Friday, a source close to the investigation told CBS News.

Sandusky is currently serving 30 to 60 years in prison – effectively a life sentence – after being convicted on 45 criminal counts of sexually abusing 10 boys over 15 years. His attorneys are planning an appeal.

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