At a press conference today, Pennsylvania Attorney General Linda Kelly asked the unknown victim of an alleged 2002 sexual assault committed by Jerry Sandusky to come forward.That’s the saddest part of this horrible and terrifying scandal: no one at Penn State bothered to figure out who the kid was.
Mike McQueary, the graduate assistant who says he saw Sandusky having sex with the 10-year-old victim in the shower of a PSU athletic facility, never followed up.
The athletic director, who was told about the incident and promised to launch a full investigation into the case, never did.
And Joe Paterno, who was told about the crime a day after it happened, never did.
It appears the focus was on insulating Sandusky, and minimising the incident so that they could ultimately sweep it under the rug.
In the process, the victim got lost in the wash. And now at 18- or 19-years-old, he’s still out there, anonymous.
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