The Second Mile Looks to Fold: Sources

Charity was founded by alleged child sex abuser Jerry Sandusky

The Second Mile charity at the center of alleged child sex abuse by its founder Jerry Sandusky could be no more.

The State College-based charity is looking to fold, sources confirm to NBC Philadelphia.

Sandusky is accused of abusing eight boys, some on campus, over 15 years, allegations that were not immediately brought to the attention of authorities even though high-level people at Penn State apparently knew about them.

The scandal resulted in the ousting of school President Graham Spanier and longtime coach Joe Paterno, and has brought shame to one of college football's legendary programs.

Athletic Director Tim Curley was placed on administrative leave, and Vice President Gary Schultz, who was in charge of the university's police department, stepped down.

Schultz and Curley are charged with lying to the grand jury and failure to report to police, and Sandusky is charged with child sex abuse. All maintain their innocence.

Sandusky founded the Second Mile in 1977 and investigators alleged that he met some of his victims through the charity.

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