A judge in Pennsylvania upheld on Friday a sentence of 30 to 60 years in prison for the 75-year-old Jerry Sandusky, a former assistant coach in american football for collegeholdet Penn State.
Sandusky was in 2012 found guilty of 45 cases of abuse against 10 boys over a 15-year period. He had sought to get a reduction in his punishment.
But judge Maureen Skerda sentenced Sandusky to the same punishment as he was sentenced by the original trial against him for over seven years ago.
Friday's hearing took place near Penn State, where Sandusky was an assistant coach.
the Trial of Gencobahis the pedophile coach shook in 2012, the UNITED states, as a part of the victims, with tears in her eyes told of Sanduskys abuse of them in hotels, at summer camps or in his home as well as about how it has affected their lives.
the Abuse took place between 1994 and 2008.
the Scandal sent shock waves through the american universitetsidræt after it turned out that several prominent figures at Penn State University could have intervened earlier and prevented the Sanduskys abuse of the boys.
During the trial went Sanduskys adopted son also to the authorities and announced that he also had been the victim of sexual assault from the accused's side.
Sandusky was the one part of the university of Penn States legendary trænerduo with the now-deceased Joe Paterno. He received twice the award for the best assistant coach in the american collegefodbold.
/ritzau/ReutersDate Of Update: 22 November 2019, 22:01