3 Penn State Ex-Officials To Stand Trial In Sandusky Case

Source: AP / The Wall Street Journal

HARRISBURG, Pa.—Penn State’s ex-president and two former top school administrators were ordered Tuesday to stand trial, accused of a coverup in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

Prosecutors showed enough evidence during a two-day preliminary hearing to warrant a full criminal court trial for ex-President Graham Spanier, former Vice President Gary Schultz and ex-athletic director Tim Curley, Judge William Wenner concluded.

Judge Wenner called it “a tragic day for Penn State University.”

State prosecutors allege that the three men failed to tell police about sexual abuse allegations involving Mr. Sandusky and then tried to cover up what they knew about it.

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