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Jerry send -- -- silently in court today as one of his accusers told the jury his graphic claims of molestation.
This came on the first day of the trial for the former Penn State assistant football coach who now faces 52 counts of child sex abuse.
But now grown accuser testified he was -- young teenager when it all began with so called so -- battles in the shower.
Battles which turned in the sexual abuse.
He told the jury coach send -- he sent him creepy as he put it love letters.
And treated him like.
In all prosecutors say -- send -- -- abused ten boys over a fifth period of fifteen years.
They say he got close to the victims through his second mile charity calling it quote.
The perfect environment for the predatory had a file.
Send -- he has denied all the charges and his -- say some of the accusers have a financial interest in the outcome of this case.
You'll -- juries in -- -- arrest and the subsequent fall out cost the late legendary head coach Joseph Paterno his job.
David Lee Miller with the news covering the trial for us and David -- what do we know about this first accuser.
-- this alleged victim is now 28 years old and today he told the court that when he was thirteen years old.
-- -- does he took him to Texas to attend a bowl game and it was there he says that -- -- Improperly tried to involve them in a sexual act in a hotel bathroom.
He said that when he resisted then does he threatened to send him back home that -- -- -- was -- which in this -- wife -- unexpectedly showed up.
And demanded to know what was going on it appears -- -- that he did not see anything improper to witness then went on to say that he regretted that he had not spoken out any sooner.
He concluded by saying I felt responsible.
For what happened to those other victims.
-- how effective would that was the defense what what what's the sense of the witnesses there.
So -- it did not appear that the defense was able to discredit this particular witness today.
The more -- defense tried to attack the witness's credibility the more -- witnessing to become emboldened more confident as well as confrontational.
The defense attorney Joseph Ammon go specifically -- the victim the alleged victim it stand does he treated him like -- -- Witness say yes but only -- in front of other people adding that.
Privately he treated me like a girlfriend.
The other seven alleged victims also slated to testify.
Including possibly -- dusty himself -- David Lee Miller at the courthouse in Pennsylvania David Lee thanks a good crime report mostly violent crime.
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