Sandusky labeled 'likely pedophile' in 1998 report
Key Excerpts from Article on Website of MSNBC
Posted: March 27th, 2012
More than a decade before former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky was charged with more than 50 counts of child sex abuse, a psychologist warned university police that his actions fit that of a likely pedophiles pattern. The finding by State College, Pa., psychologist Dr. Alycia A. Chambers, the therapist for one of Sanduskys alleged victims, was contained in the internal Penn State files of a 1998 police investigation of the former coach. Chambers detailed report is potentially significant because it was the first clear warning about the former Penn State coachs actions nearly four years before a then-graduate assistant, Mike McQueary, reported to the late Coach Joe Paterno and other top school officials that he had found Sandusky in the Penn State showers one evening with [a] young boy, engaged in what he viewed as sexual contact. In her interview with NBC News, Chambers described her anguish when she was contacted by police last year and learned that authorities were again investigating Sandusky for allegedly molesting multiple other boys, 13 years after she first raised her concerns. I was horrified to know that there were so many other innocent boys who had their hearts and minds confused, their bodies violated, said Chambers. Its unspeakable.
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