Paterno’s knowledge of Sandusky case

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 A new report from Penn Live suggests that former Penn State Footbal Coach, Joe Paterno, knew about assistant coach Jerry Sandusky’s sexual abuse of children, as early as 1976.

The report cited court documents that were uncovered during a case with an insurance company as Penn State is hoping to recoup losses the university incurred defending itself from civil cases involving Sandusky’s victims.

According to Penn Live, the allegation was found in one line of the court documents.

The line from that document in question reads, quote: “in 1976, a child allegedly reported to PSU’s head coach Joseph Paterno that he (the child) was sexually molested by Sandusky.”

Paterno’s family denied those allegations.

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