Jerry Sandusky Scandal

Alleged victims in Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse trial

Here is a look at the alleged victims, the allegations reports from the grand jury make and what state prosecutors charge Sandusky with doing:

ALLEGED VICTIM 1: Involved in alleged incident that prompted the grand jury investigation. The boy’s mother contacted the Central Mountain School District to report alleged abuse.

Sandusky met him through The Second Mile. Prosecutors allege that Sandusky took the boy when he was 10 or 11 years old to sporting events and had him stay at his home, where he eventually sexually abused him.

The abuse allegedly occurred between June 2005 and September 2008, with oral sex occurring between June 2007 and September 2008. The state alleges it took place at Sandusky’s home and the Central Mountain Middle School, among other places.

Charges include involuntary deviate sexual intercourse

ALLEGED VICTIM 2: Then-graduate assistant Mike McQueary allegedly saw alleged victim 2 naked with Sandusky in a shower in the Lasch Football Building on the Penn State campus. McQueary testified he told then-coach Joe Paterno and later administrators Gary Schultz and Tim Curley about the incident.

Schultz and Curley reportedly decided that Sandusky wouldn’t be allowed to bring Second Mile children into the football building.

Since first charging Sandusky, prosecutors changed the date of that incident from March 1, 2002, to Feb. 9, 2001. The boy has not been identified.

Charges include involuntary deviate sexual intercourse.

ALLEGED VICTIM 3: Reportedly met Sandusky through The Second Mile. The two would spend time together, including at Sandusky’s house and Penn State football games. They would exercise and shower together on campus. According to the grand jury report, the boy testified that when he slept at Sandusky’s house, Sandusky would go to the bedroom, sometimes blowing on his stomach, other times tickling him, rubbing his thigh and twice touching his genitals through his shorts.

Abuse allegedly took place between July 1999 and December 2001.

Charges include endangering the welfare of children and corruption of minors.

ALLEGED VICTIM 4: The state says the abuse in this case took place between October 1996 and December 2000, and that Sandusky allegedly abused the boy more than 50 times, including anal, oral and digital penetration. A Second Mile participant, the boy spent time with Sandusky including at his home, swimming and working out. Sandusky reportedly bought him gifts. The boy eventually began to distance himself from Sandusky.

ABC News recently reported that Sandusky allegedly sent love letters to the alleged victim, now 28.

Charges include involuntary deviate sexual intercourse.

ALLEGED VICTIM 5: Met Sandusky through The Second Mile and attended Penn State football games with Sandusky. According to the grand jury report, Sandusky allegedly showered with him on campus and put the boy’s hand on his penis.

Abuse allegedly took place in August 2001.

Charges include corruption of minors and unlawful contact with minors.

ALLEGED VICTIM 6: His mother reported that Sandusky had showered with her son, leading to a university police investigation. Then-Centre County District Attorney Ray Gricar did not file charges.

Alleged victim 6 knew alleged victim 5 and, like him, met Sandusky through The Second Mile. Sandusky allegedly took him to campus facilities to work out and showered with him. In May 1998, when he went home his hair was wet, prompting his mother to call police.

Police eavesdropped on a conversation between the mother and Sandusky, when he was told he couldn’t see the boy, he reportedly said, “I understand. I was wrong. I wish I could get forgiveness. I know I won’t get it from you. I wish I were dead.”

Charges include corruption of minors and unlawful contact with minors.

ALLEGED VICTIM 7: Met Sandusky through The Second Mile. He testified to the grand jury that Sandusky put his hand down the boy’s pants’ waistband, and that Sandusky made him uncomfortable. Sandusky also allegedly showered with the boy.

Abuse allegedly took place between September 1995 and December 1996.

Criminal attempt to commit indecent assault and unlawful contact with minors.

ALLEGED VICTIM 8: The boy a Penn State janitor allegedly saw Sandusky performing oral sex on a boy in a Lasch Building shower in November 2000. The employee now suffers from dementia, and the boy was never identified.

Charges include involuntary deviate sexual intercourse.

ALLEGED VICTIM 9: Sandusky took him to Penn State football games and gave him gifts after meeting him through The Second Mile.

He testified to the grand jury that Sandusky’s initial affection eventually became sexual. According to the grand jury report, he said he slept in the basement at the Sandusky house, and that Sandusky “forced him to perform oral sex” a number of times and that Sandusky anally penetrated him.

He testified that at least once, “he screamed for help, knowing that Sandusky’s wife was upstairs, but no one ever came to help him.”

Abuse allegedly took place between July 2005 and December 2008.

Charges include involuntary deviate sexual intercourse.

ALLEGED VICTIM 10: Met Sandusky through The Second Mile. Sandusky reportedly took him to Penn State football games. He went to meals at the Sandusky home and attended tailgates. He testified that Sandusky would wrestle with him and once pulled his shorts off and performed oral sex on the boy and went on to do this on other occasions.

According to the grand jury report, the alleged victim said that the relationship ended when Sandusky, who was driving, opened his pants for the boy to perform oral sex. The boy refused.

Alleged victim 10 contacted the Child Exploitation tipline to report the alleged abuse after Sandusky’s arrest.

Abuse allegedly took place between September 1997 and July 1999.

Charges include involuntary deviate sexual intercourse.

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