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Documents: Joe Paterno ignored boy’s Sandusky complaint in 1976

Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, right, poses with his defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky, during the college football team's 1999 media day in State College, Pa.  Newly released court documents provided new details Tuesday, July 12, 2016, on allegations that Paterno was told in 1976 about a sex abuse accusation against  Sandusky, and that some of Paterno’s assistants witnessed improper contact between Sandusky and children in the 1980s. Sandusky, who was arrested in 2011, is serving 30 to 60 years in prison on a 45-count child molestation conviction.
Photo by Associated Press.

Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, right, poses with his defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky, during the college football team's 1999 media day in State College, Pa. Newly released court documents provided new details Tuesday, July 12, 2016, on allegations that Paterno was told in 1976 about a sex abuse accusation against Sandusky, and that some of Paterno’s assistants witnessed improper contact between Sandusky and children in the 1980s. Sandusky, who was arrested in 2011, is serving 30 to 60 years in prison on a 45-count child molestation conviction.

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