Jerry Sandusky guilty of molesting children

Sandusky, who served as assistant coach to Joe Paterno at Pennsylvania State University, was convicted on 45 out of 48 counts of child sex abuse.

The jury reached its verdict on Friday (22Jun12) after two days of deliberations.

The sports world was rocked in November (11) when Sandusky was arrested and subsequently fired. Paterno also lost his job for allegedly failing to take action against Sandusky.

Sports legend Paterno lost his battle with lung cancer in January (12).