Jerry Sandusky Scandal

Potential witnesses in Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse trial: For the prosecution

Former Penn State football coach under Joe Paterno Mike McQueary waits in line to pay his respect to Joe Paterno.  Former football players, coaches, and close family friends were allowed into the viewing before the general public.  The viewing for Joe Paterno is being held at the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center on the Penn State University campus in State College, Pa., January 24, 2012.  Centre Daily Times/Nabil K. Mark
Former Penn State football coach under Joe Paterno Mike McQueary waits in line to pay his respect to Joe Paterno. Former football players, coaches, and close family friends were allowed into the viewing before the general public. The viewing for Joe Paterno is being held at the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center on the Penn State University campus in State College, Pa., January 24, 2012. Centre Daily Times/Nabil K. Mark

The names of witnesses were provided to prospective jurors as part of the jury selection process. This is not the full list and not every witness listed will be called to testify.

James “Spider” Caldwell: equipment manager for Penn State football team

Jessica Dersham: Clinton County Child and Youth Services employee

Jonathan Dranov: family friend of the McQuearys. Reportedly was at the McQuearys’ home the night Mike McQueary told his father about what he saw in the Lasch Building. Also internal medicine specialist at Mount Nittany Medical Center.

Marc McMann: Second Mile employee

John McQueary Sr.: father of Mike McQueary

Mike McQueary: witnessed Jerry Sandusky in an “extremely sexual” situation with a young boy in a shower and reported the incident to former head coach Joe Paterno

Joseph Miller: coach at Central Mountain High School who walked in to find Sandusky and alleged victim No. 1 on their sides face to face.

Anthony Sassano: narcotics agent with the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office. Arrested Sandusky.

Ron Schreffler: Penn State police detective who investigated Sandusky in 1998.

Steve Turchetta: Central Mountain High School assistant principal who told the grand jury Sandusky was clingy. He received a report from the mother of alleged victim No. 1 that Sandusky had abused her son.

Thomas Venturino: former director of Penn State’s football operations.

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