The Penn State saga continues. Sandusky disgustingly molested young boys, and now new allegations are coming out that Joe Paterno knew all about it. Read more below.
Penn State coach Joe Paterno was told by a teen boy in 1976 that Sandusky had molested him in the shower but responded that he did not want to hear about it and had “a football season to worry about,” according to court documents unsealed Tuesday.
The man identified as John Doe 150 said in 2014 that other boys in a shower heard him yell that Sandusky had just touched him sexually. The man said he told several adults about it, then sought out Paterno.
“Is it accurate that Coach Paterno quickly said to you, I don’t want to hear about any of that kind of stuff, I have a football season to worry about?” a lawyer for Penn State’s insurance carrier asked the man. “Specifically, yes,” the man replied.
“I was shocked, disappointed, offended, I was insulted,” John Doe 150 testified. “I said, is that all you’re going to do? You’re not going to do anything else?”
He said Paterno then “just walked away.”
Dozens of documents and excerpts were released Tuesday by a judge who is presiding over litigation by Penn State against Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association Insurance Co. over payment of claims for abuse by Sandusky, who is now serving decades in state prison for child molestation…