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Prosecution: 8 Alleged Sandusky Victims Suffered Abuse on PSU Campus

by on March 01, 2012 4:50 PM

State prosecutors have issued a court filing outlining the locations of alleged sexual abuse by Jerry Sandusky and the ages — at least those they were able to confirm — of the alleged victims.

Eight of the 10 alleged victims were abused on Penn State property, according to the prosecution. Five of the victims allegedly were abused in the Lasch Football Building. One of the victims also suffered abuse outside of Pennsylvania, prosecutors have alleged.
 
In some cases, the prosecution stated it was not able to provide exact times and dates of alleged offenses because they occurred over a prolonged period of time, and the alleged victims, children at the time, could not provide specific details.
 
Sandusky, 68, maintains he is innocent after being charged with more than 50 criminal counts in a child-sexual-abuse case.
 
On Wednesday, Judge John M. Cleland, who is presiding over the Sandusky case, refused a defense request for a mid-July trial. Jury selection is scheduled to start May 14.
 
Details the prosecution handed over Thursday include:
 
Victim 1:
 
The alleged offenses occurred between 2005-08 but exact dates are not known. The location of the alleged offenses occurred at Sandusky’s home, a State College hotel and the school attended by the alleged victim. The age of the alleged victim spans 11-15.
 
Victim 2:
 
The alleged offense occurred on March 1, 2002, in the Lasch football building. The identity and age of the alleged victim is not known.
 
Victim 3:
 
The alleged offenses occurred in Sandusky’s home and at Lasch between summer 2000 and late 2002, but exact dates are not known. The age of the alleged victim spans 13-15.
 
Victim 4:
 
The alleged offenses occurred in Sandusky’s home, the showers of the East Area Locker Room, the hotel at Toftrees, in Florida and Texas, the Lasch building and various on-campus dorms between 1996-2000 but exact dates are not known.  The age of the alleged victim at the time of the offenses spans 12-17.
 
Victim 5:
 
The alleged offenses occurred in the locker rooms and showers of the East Area Locker Room between 1996-2002. The age of the alleged victim spans 8-12
 
Victim 6:
 
The alleged offense was committed in the locker room/shower of the Lasch building between 7-9 p.m. on May 3, 1998. The alleged victim is 11 years old.
 
Victim 7:
 
The alleged offenses occurred in Sandusky’s home and in the East Area Locker Room between approximately 1996-99. The age of the alleged victim is 11-14 years old.
 
Victim 8:
 
The alleged offenses occurred in the assistant coach’s locker room of the Lasch building on a Thursday or Friday night in Nov. 2000. The identity of the alleged victim is not known, but eyewitnesses have estimated the victim’s age between 11-13.
 
Victim 9:
 
The alleged offenses occurred at Sandusky’s home and at the pool and fitness center of the Hilton Garden Inn on East College Avenue between summer 2005 and 2009. The age of the alleged victim spans ages 13 to 15 or 16.
 
Victim 10:
 
The alleged offenses occurred at Sandusky’s home, in his car and at the outdoor pool at University Park between 1997-99. The age of the alleged victim spans 10-12.

A full copy of the Thursday court filing is available via the Centre County website.

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Nate Mink covers Penn State football and news for StateCollege.com. He's on Twitter as @MinkNate.
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