Huffpost College

Jerry Sandusky Abuse: Three Men Come Forward With Allegations Of Assault In 70s, 80s

Posted: Updated:

Three additional men have accused convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky of sexually abusing them during the 1970s and 80s, according to the Patriot-News.

An internal investigation, led by former FBI director Louis Freeh and released to the public Thursday, revealed top officials at Penn State had knowledge of Sandusky's reported sexual crimes on campus but failed to stop them, however, there was no substantial inquiry included in the report about Sandusky's employment at Penn State before 1994.

Sandusky was hired at the university in 1968 when he was 24-years-old. in 1977, he founded the Second Mile, an after-school program for at-risk children that he reportedly use to groom victims. In his investigation Freeh did take a look into Sandusky's employment at Penn State during the 70s and 80s, but told reporters Thursday his team found no significant evidence of criminal activity from those decades.

According to the Patriot-News, it is unknown whether Freeh's investigation knew about these men and spoke with them during the investigation.

Sandusky was found guilty of child molestation last month, and his lawyers plan to file an appeal.

Penn State is also facing civil lawsuits for their failure to protect children from being sexually assaulted and raped by Sandusky on campus.

Related on HuffPost:

Key Players In The Sandusky Scandal At Penn State (All Images via AP)
of
Share
Tweet
Advertisement
Share this
close
Current Slide

Suggest a correction

Around the Web

Pennsylvania State University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Penn State University Official Athletic Site

Penn State Football Nittany Lions News - PennLive.com

Penn State Football - Nittany Lions News, Scores, Videos - College ...

Penn State Football: BlueWhiteIllustrated.com

Penn State University - YouTube

Paterno family to launch its own probe of Penn State scandal

Freeh Report Reaction

Penn State Trustees Take Up Freeh Report Recommendations, As Others Take ...

How a Penn State debacle could happen at your company

Penn State's legal liability in the Sandusky case could get much heavier

Will Penn State Make A Good Faith Effort To Settle Civil Suits?

What Penn State Should Tear Down

Penn State denies decision made on Joe Paterno statue