Sandusky Resentenced To Same Term For Child Sex Abuse

Sandusky Resentenced To Same Term For Child Sex Abuse
​Jerry Sandusky was given 30-60 years for child sexual abuse, the same sentence he initially received.

Former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky has been resentenced to 30-60 years in prison, the same penalty that he previously received for child sexual abuse in 2012.

Pennsylvania's Superior Court overturned Sandusky's initial sentence in February. The move followed a state Supreme Court ruling that minimum sentencing requirements, which had been used in Sandusky's case, were unconstitutional. 

Sandusky's request for a new trial was denied earlier this year. He maintains his innocence and reportedly told the court Friday, "I apologize that I'm unable to admit remorse for something that I didn't do."

The people Sandusky abused reportedly did not want to appear before a judge, but several sent statements to be read in court. One said, "There are no words to describe the pain he has inflicted in my past, present and future."

Sandusky's resentencing was originally scheduled for Nov. 8, but the date was moved back after his defense team filed for a continuance in order to better prepare.