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-- -- -- The former Penn State assistant football coach now convicted and 45 counts of child sex abuse.
Will likely spend the rest of his life in prison because today a judge handed down a -- of thirty to sixty years behind bars.
He's 68 years old.
Prosecutors did say does he raped or otherwise molested not one or two but ten boys over a decade.
-- does he never took the stand during his trial but now he has delivered a fifteen minute speech to the court.
He denies his accusation.
He also says he'd hit many walls during the last year.
Our producer inside the courtroom says that that would send us he appeared -- -- he was about to cry.
His voice course as she described it and kept clearing his throat in late yesterday.
Penn State student run radio station -- an audio recording from none other than Jerry sandusky himself.
During which he gave a similar statement -- reacted to what he called the worst loss of his life.
They can take away my life.
They can make me out as a monsters they can treat me as a monster but they can't take away my heart in my heart I know I did not do these alleged disgusting acts.
And on that audiotape he blamed the victims told you to consider the victims in what they have done to his life.
It was quite frankly to many observers astounding.
Today before he delivered his sit before the judge delivered his -- that -- soldiers and does keep the tragedy of this crime is that it's a story of betrayal.
The most obvious aspect is your betrayal.
Of ten children.
But Jerry sandusky calls himself the victim even now David Lee Miller's outside the courthouse -- -- recovered the trial itself David -- -- but it was indeed an emotional day here at the Centre county courthouse but one thing worth noting.
Is that there was no visible reaction whatsoever from Jerry sandusky.
As you -- that he was going to be spending.
The next thirty years behind bars.
Interestingly his appearance has changed his trial this summer.
He was much -- also of note stated being dressed in a -- -- sport coat today he was wearing his red prison jumpsuit.
And yes he did become emotional but only when talking about how he had suffered because of a miscarriage of justice.
The prosecutor characterized his remarks as nothing more than self serving denial.
The statement last night it was the same as it was today we're.
-- involved delusional.
That appeared to be frankly a testimony to himself.
It was a victims who captivated the court occasionally weeping voices cracking.
They shared their pain would not only judge the judge to -- -- but the entire courtroom.
Victim number six that night quote I became a social outcast because I -- know how to process what happened.
When you told me you -- the tickle -- and touched my eleven year old body.
The sentencing is now over budget does his attorneys say there is going to be an appeal.
They say they would have won an acquittal if they had had more time to prepare for their case.
And lastly during two days at court appearance the court -- designated -- dusty as sexually violent predator that means he has to be registered.
Given parole and exits from prison but that's not gonna happen any time soon if it happens at all they'll be at least 98.
Years old -- David Lee Miller outside the courthouse -- David Lee thanks very much.
He spoke of some of the accusers who spoke in court today one of the accuser said that he still gets flashbacks that he believes will never go away.
That -- said when he was eight or ten years old -- he put it coats and does he pinned him against the wall in a quarter of a shower.
Prosecutors calling victim number five and along the way.
Along the way it is Jerry sandusky who said that this is a conspiracy.
Of the victims and the media against him.
With -- -- his victim number -- attorney live with us from outside the courthouse is Tom -- health or good afternoon and thank you for being here.
-- nice to be here I -- wonder how was it victim number five.
Took this news from Jerry sandusky that victim number five is the one who's done the bad deeds in the Jerry sandusky is the victim.
Well it was not unexpected.
We had hoped for better we have her for more we had hoped for.
Contrition and we saw none of that -- here today.
My client came here because he thought that he had an obligation to do so inside of an obligation to citizenship.
And he wanted to fulfill that.
Decided to duty to himself to his family.
And do his close friends.
More importantly he wanted to judge to hear -- in his own words.
Which I thought we're very dramatic very poignant.
And he wanted mysteries and dusty himself.
Do I see and hear him that was very important of my life.
And after he spoke today in court your client victim number five.
What'd he say to you about how that field felt or how he's feeling or if he thinks that he's on the road to some sort of recovery now help us understand.
It was an emotional -- time for him after he testified he came back.
And -- literally.
Sat on the bench I'm next to his girlfriend his mother came -- console him and hugged him.
In a very.
Very dramatic moment I saw it.
Some Clinton saying it was very important.
From my client.
To have his parents know how he had -- this deep dark secret for so long.
He didn't seek this out he didn't want frankly any part of -- when the police knocked on his -- which took him to a grand jury room a courtroom in Malibu courtroom again.
I went over to him I was sitting right across the aisle.
I went over to him I hugged him.
I told him how proud I was of them I told him that in 33 years I have never -- seen a client more eloquent.
And as someone who I was more proud of you acknowledge that I asked him how he felt about what mr.
send us he had said publicly.
And he shrugged his shoulders and he said to me something to the effect that it's a shame.
Which I think it is too.
Tom -- the attorney for a man who we now know is only as victim number five who had his say today -- thank you so much all the best your client.
Thank you I will -- catalog thanks very much well.
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