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Jerry Sandusky found Guilty

Jerry Sandusky found Guilty

Posted on 23 Jun 2012 at 8:12am

After almost 21 hours of sequestered deliberation over two days, the seven-woman, five-man jury has finally reached a verdict. Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was found guilty on 45 of the 48 counts of child sexual abuse.

Crowds gathered outside the Centre County courthouse in Pennsylvania erupted in cheers as they learned of the verdict around 10 p.m. EDT on Friday. This guilty verdict would put the ex-Penn State coach/Second Mile mentor behind bars until death; the guilty charges carry a maximum sentence of more than 400 years.

According to the live CNN…