Report: Penn State knew of Sandusky sex abuse in 1976


There was a new piece of disturbing news that came to light in the Jerry Sandusky scandal on Thursday.

With each new piece of news revolving around the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal and Penn State, the news continues to get more and more disturbing over the allegations that continue to come out over the disgraced former defensive coordinator who is spending the rest of his life behind bars.

With an insurance coverage case over the matter taking place in court, a new line in a court order has brought to light an even more disturbing allegation involving Sandusky that makes the school look even worse.

According to the line in the court order via Charles Thompson of Penn Live, then Penn State head coach Joe Paterno was made aware of a molestation by Sandusky on a young male all the way back in 1976.

There are also other instances listed in the court order where other coaches witnessed acts by Sandusky in the 80’s. While the insurance case is still ongoing, these allegations continue to make things more and more ugly for the university.

The school’s football program has already underwent their punishment and took a great deal of time to rebound, more and more news like this that continues to pop up and allege that nothing was done about the alleged abuse continues to really show the school in a much different light.

Essentially what this line in the court order is alleging is that the abuse by Sandusky goes farther back than previously thought. As for what effect that will end up having on the school trying to claim insurance coverage, remains to be seen.

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