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Grand jury reports Penn State's Sandusky took victim to Outback Bowl in Tampa

TAMPA — In the months before his retirement in 1999, former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky traveled with "Victim 4" — a 12 or 13-year-old boy — to the Outback Bowl in Tampa, a grand jury reported.

In its report, a statewide grand jury in Pennsylvania concluded the victim had been "repeatedly" subjected to sexual assaults at a variety of locations, including "at bowl games to which he had traveled with Sandusky."

The grand jury reported that the boy had become a "fixture" in the Sandsuky household.

"Victim 4 was listed, along with Sandusky's wife, as a member of Sandusky's family party for the 1998 Outback Bowl," the grand jury found.

On News Year's Day 1999, Penn State beat Kentucky, 26-14, in the bowl, the first time it was played in what then was the brand-new Raymond James Stadium.

On Thursday, Tampa Police Department spokeswoman Laura McElroy said "no one has been in touch with us" from Pennsylvania about the case.

Grand jury reports Penn State's Sandusky took victim to Outback Bowl in Tampa 11/10/11 [Last modified: Thursday, November 10, 2011 9:41pm]
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