Ex-Penn State President Graham Spanier Found Guilty on Charges of Child Endangerment in Sandusky Case

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Former Penn State President Graham Spanier was found guilty Friday on charges of child endangerment, stemming from how he handled complaints about former assistant football coach and convicted pedophile Jerry Sandusky. After 13 hours of jury deliberations, though, Spanier was acquitted on a charge of conspiracy and another of child endangerment. Spanier could face up to five years behind bars, and could be forced to pay a $10,000 fine. Spanier will reportedly appeal the decision. Penn State paid settlements four years ago of nearly $60 million to more than two dozen victims of Sandusky’s abuse.

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