Ex-Penn State president is released from jail after two-month sentence for ...

Ex-Penn State president is released from jail after two-month sentence for ...
Ex-Penn State president is released from jail after two-month sentence for ...
Ex-Penn State president is released from jail after serving two months for endangering the welfare of children by failing to report sex abuse claims against football coach Jerry Sandusky Graham Spanier, 73, resigned as president of Penn State in 2011 after the Jerry Sandusky scandal broke He still faces two months of electronic monitoring at home He was convicted in 2017, but appeals had kept him out of jail until this year Two people told him that an assistant coach saw Sandusky showering alone with a boy in 2001, but Spanier did not notify the police He later said the incident was described to him as 'horsing around'

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The former president of Penn State was released Wednesday after serving less than two months in jail for failing to notify police when he was told that football coach Jerry Sandusky had been seen physically abusing a boy on campus. 

Graham Spanier, 73, served 58 days in a jail just six miles from the Penn State campus, Warden Christopher Schell told the Centre Daily Times.

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He still faces two months of electronic monitoring at home. 

Spanier received a report from two of his top lieutenants in early 2001 that a graduate assistant football coach saw Sandusky and the boy in a team shower on a Friday night.

Sandusky was then an assistant football coach at Penn State who met his victims through The Second Mile, a nonprofit he founded in 1977 for at-risk youth. 

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier, 73, served less than two months in jail for his alleged coverup of the Sandusky child sex abuse scandal

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier, 73, served less than two months in jail for his alleged coverup of the Sandusky child sex abuse scandal

'And I remember asking two questions. "Are you sure that's how it was described to you, as 'horsing around'?" And the answer was yes from both Gary [Schultz] and Tim [Curley],' Spanier recalled in an interview with The New Yorker in

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