Jeffrey Sandusky, Penn State Coach's Son, Pleads Guilty To Child Sexual Abuse


Sandusky will be designated a tier III sex offender, the highest tier in Pennsylvania, and will be required to register with state police every three months for the remainder of his life.

Jeffrey Sandusky, the son of convicted sex abuser and former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, pleaded guilty to 14 counts of child sexual abuse Friday. Prosecutors told the outlet they will seek a sentence of four to eight years, with his sentencing scheduled for December 8.

The father contacted the police, and during the investigation, police discovered another girl, known as victim No. 2, who said Sandusky had asked her to engage in oral sex with him years before.

Mr. Sandusky, one of Jerry Sandusky's six adopted children, has been a stalwart supporter of his father, who is serving a lengthy prison sentence for sexual abuse of 10 boys. Prosecutors will ask that he serve four to eight-years.

Jeffrey Sandusky's plea deal comes a week before his trial was slated to begin on the charges, and almost six years after his father was arrested in a child molestation case that shook Penn State and is still working its way through criminal and civil courts.

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The charges stem from incidents with two different girls, ages 15 and 16.

He apparently tried to convince them it was okay to engage with him because he "had studied medicine".

He also will be evaluated to determine if he meets the criteria as a sexually violent predator as defined by the Sex Offender Registration Act, according to the DA's office.

Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller said the plea deal ensures the victims don't suffer additional trauma by testifying at the trial.

Sandusky's defense attorney could not be reached for comment, CNN reported.