Jerry Sandusky’s Lawyers Leaning Toward Putting Him On Stand
As Jerry Sandusky‘s trial continues, his lawyers are leaning toward putting him on the stand in his defense on Wednesday. ABC News reports they’ve not yet made a final decision.
If they decide to do so, Sandusky would be the final witness for the defense (expected to rest its case tomorrow). He’s “expected to deny that he ever had any sexual intent in his ‘horseplay’ with the eight men who say they were sexually abused by him.”
Following his questioning of defense witnesses all week, prosecutor Joseph McGettigan would have the chance to question Sandusky as well. Via ABC News:
His testimony could be a final chance for the defense, led by attorney Joseph Amendola, to place a reasonable doubt in the minds of the jurors. The case is expected to go to the jury of seven women and five men following closing arguments on Thursday.
Sandusky, you’ll recall, is charged with 51 counts of child sex abuse. If convicted, he could face life in prison
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