This is the verbatim account of Victim 10 from the Grand Jury presentment used to bring new charges against former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
Victim 10 testified that he became involved with The Second Mile in 1997 at the age of ten. He describes himself as a troubled child who referred to The Second Mile at the recommendation of a counselor because he was experiencing difficulties in his home life.
Jerry Sandusky began to take an interest in Victim 10 after his first summer in the Second Mile camp program at Penn State. Sandusky called Victim 10's mother to invite Victim 10 to a Penn State football game in the fall of 1997. Sandusky picked Victim 10 up at his home in Centre County and took him to Sandusky’s home for a meal and gathering with other children.
He and other boys then went to Holuba Hall where they played football until it was time to go to the Penn State football game. Victim 10 testified that he went to several games and attended meals at the Sandusky home and tailgates given by the Sanduskys. Victim 10 says he never spent the night at Sandusk)/’s residence but did spend most of his time in the basement when he was there.
Victim 10 described that Sandusky would wrestle with him and eventually, during one of those wrestling sessions, Sandusky pulled the boy’s gym shorts down and performed oral sex on him. The boy was startled by the act. He testified that Sanciusky repeated on several subsequent occasions, wrestling with him in the basement and then performing oral sex on him.
Victim 10 testified that towards the end of their relationship, Sandusky asked the boy to perform oral sex on him and Victim 10 did so. Victim 10 also described Sandusky cuddling with him on the floor and that he would rub the boy’s body with his hands.
Victim 10 described how Sandusky indecently touched him in the outdoor pool on campus. Sandusky would swim underneath Victim 10 and put Victim I0 up on his shoulders. While doing this, Sandusky would slide his hands up underneath Victim l0’s swimming suit, touching his genitals before picking him up. This happened several times.
Sandusky took Victim l0 shopping, buying him gifts of clothes and shoes. Sandusky frequently told the boy that he loved him.
Victim 10 says that the relationship ended after an incident in Sandusky’s vehicle. Sandusky was driving his car and Victim 10 was his front seat passenger. Sandusky opened his pants, exposing his penis and indicated that he wanted Victim 10 to perform oral sex on him. Victim 10 refused and Sandusky was displeased with his refusal. Victim 10 testified that after that, he told his foster mother he did not wish to spend any more time with Sandusky.
Victim 10, following the initial arrest of Sandusky, contacted the Office of Attorney General through its Child Exploitation Tip line on the Office of Attorney General Website to report his victimization.
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