Jerry Sandusky Gets at Least 30 Years in Prison
Child sex abuse scandal
- Duration 2:44
- Date Oct 9, 2012
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-- David Lee Miller is live outside the courthouse with the breaking news on this David -- Martha Clark just ended moments ago the bottom line here -- the judge's sentencing Jerry sandusky.
To a minimum of thirty years behind bars the judge essentially said this will amount to a life sentence for a man who is 68 years old he.
Since to a maximum of sixty years.
He was convicted you might recall in June 22 -- 45 counts.
During the sentencing this morning we heard from Jerry sandusky.
He spoke for about fifteen minutes.
He basically again repeated that he is innocent he told the court and I quote I did not commit these when he referred to as disgusting acts.
He then went on to describe.
The difficulty of spending his 42 wedding anniversary at the county jail.
He then went on to thank his friends and his family.
The is now in the midst of preparing an appeal according to his attorneys also this morning are there -- -- -- -- that these are live pictures of Jerry sandusky.
I'm just being told.
As he was brought out and is being put into it the back of a car and that may be the last time that most of us see Jerry sandusky.
Ever out in the light of day.
David -- go go on -- right.
And and -- Bring up a very good point if you look at those pictures of Jerry sandusky -- this is a very -- Jerry sandusky.
Been the one we saw during trial who is dressed he'd stay in his sport -- who was smirking through much of the trial.
Although this -- and -- -- -- -- occasionally had a smirk on his face you can see that bright red orange jump -- he also lost a great deal of weight.
He seemed to be playing with his fingers at some point.
During the victim's impact statement.
He expressed a little emotion though when he was speaking.
When he said he did not commit these horrible -- -- did raise his voice but this is not the last we will have heard from juries and does he at least in the legal sense.
And it is almost certain that there is going to be an appeal.
He says simply he.
And get a fair trial more than just really quick if -- can vividly any reaction from him when the sentence was read or from his family.
We know there were a lot of family and friends and that -- round.
There was no reaction to the actual sentence from the judge.
The defended Jerry sandusky was facing the judge those in the courtroom like myself -- -- -- -- back but when he sat back down in the defendant's chair.
He was -- -- no emotion occasionally though we could see his wife Dottie crying.
It did it did appear though interestingly that throughout the -- proceedings Martha she was also chewing gum but there were a number of tears.