Sandusky jury rehears Penn St. assistant testimony

By Mark Scolforo

Associated Press

Published: Friday, June 22 2012 7:50 a.m. MDT

Judge John Cleland walks into the courthouse with a Centre County sheriff's deputy Thursday, June 21, 2012, for the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse trial, at the Centre County Courthouse, in Bellefonte, Pa. Sandusky is charged with 51 counts of child sexual abuse involving 10 boys over a period of 15 years.

Centre Daily Times, Nabil K. Mark, Associated Press

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — The jury in Jerry Sandusky's sex abuse trial is back in court to listen again to testimony from a key prosecution witness.

A court official says the jury gathered just before 9 a.m. Friday. They returned to the courtroom to listen again to the testimony of Mike McQueary, a onetime Penn State graduate assistant who reported seeing Sandusky assault a boy in a shower.

The jurors had deliberated for more than eight hours Thursday. They had asked Thursday night to rehear testimony from McQueary and Dr. Jonathan Dranov, who testified that McQueary gave him a different account of what he saw.

Sandusky, a former Penn State assistant football coach, is accused of sexual abuse of 10 boys over a 15-year period. He has denied the allegations.

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