Jerry Sandusky: Penn State child abuse trial begins

BBC News

US prosecutors have described ex-college football coach Jerry Sandusky as a serial predator, on the first day of his sexual abuse trial.

Mr Sandusky, 68, denies 52 criminal counts of abusing of 10 boys over 15 years at Penn State university.

Defence lawyers said the witnesses were accusers, not victims, adding some may have a financial stake in the outcome.

His November arrest prompted a crisis at the university, which has a celebrated college football tradition.

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