BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) –– Jerry Sandusky’s lawyers are focusing on conflicting statements from a man who settled a child sex abuse claim with Penn State but didn’t testify at Sandusky’s criminal trial.
The second day of an appeal hearing for the former defensive coach on Monday included testimony from a lawyer who represents the man who says he is Victim 2 and was seen being abused by Sandusky in a shower.READ MORE: Philadelphia Children Suffering Long-Lasting, Harmful Impacts Of COVID-19 Pandemic: Report
Victim 2 and one other victim didn’t testify during the 2012 trial, while eight others did.READ MORE: Chestnut Hill Hospital To Be Renamed If Sale Goes Through
Attorney Andrew Shubin says he believes his client is Victim 2 but won’t say whether he ever tried to hide the man’s whereabouts from prosecutors or investigators.
Retired Cpl. Joseph Leiter says that shortly before Sandusky was arrested, the man denied to him that Sandusky abused him.MORE NEWS: Sheriff's Deputies Dismantle Protest Encampment At Site Of University City Townhomes
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