November 17th, 2011
07:40 AM ET

Mother of alleged victim says her son is afraid Sandusky may go free

The mother of one of Jerry Sandusky's alleged victims - the first to come forward in the case - said her son is afraid the former Penn State coach might go free.

The son, who is identified as Victim 1 in a report issued by a grand jury, watched an NBC interview with Sandusky this week and cried, the mother told CNN on Wednesday.

"I said, 'Well, why did you cry?' And he said, 'Because I'm afraid that he might go free,' " said the woman, whose face and voice were altered to protect her - and by extension her son's - identity.

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  1. Roadsniper

    Im more afraid that her son will repeat what sandusky has done to others now lets let the law take care of sandusky, and the family take care of there son! Hes your son so do the right thing , stay together in thus and fight for your immediate flesh and blood ,it takes 2 people not a village!!!!!

    November 17, 2011 at 8:19 am | Report abuse |
  2. Scottish Mama

    And they have the numbers growing in this each day. He is not the only one. I hope you all band together, don't feel ashamed. Expose the raypes and the man who hurt you. You all have nothing to hide, but he will, because he knows it was wrong. All the victims shine on. You matter. Your life matters.

    November 17, 2011 at 9:35 am | Report abuse |
  3. RUFFNUTT ( PEOPLE FOR FREE AIR ON MARS & MUNTANT RIGHTS ACTIVIST )

    now he's scared?...i wonder how many vitims will pop up and want money now?

    November 17, 2011 at 9:39 am | Report abuse |
  4. Scottish Mama

    @Ruffie that is why we have the po-po, to check out credible moments in time and make sure they have a case.

    November 17, 2011 at 9:43 am | Report abuse |
  5. gumg hoe

    @Roadsniper you speak like you are a relative of that pervert Just let me state that Im not so sure where that pervert is more safe in jail or on the outside amonsg us

    November 17, 2011 at 9:44 am | Report abuse |
  6. liberal dude

    Innocent until proven guilty maan. Or thats the way it should be. How do we know the kids arent just making this up? Plus the turd that claims he saw it happen keeps changing his story.

    November 17, 2011 at 9:53 am | Report abuse |
    • BMcGee

      Read the grand jury report, which is a finding of fact by the grand jury. There are multiple eyewitnesses, two high schools banned him from campus due to inappropriate behavior, and incredibly similar testimony regarding his actions from multiple victims.

      November 18, 2011 at 11:02 am | Report abuse |
  7. gumg hoe

    Morning moms and The ruffdog. For once Iam in agreement with both of yous!!!

    November 17, 2011 at 9:54 am | Report abuse |
  8. Scottish Mama

    @Liberal dude- 18 kids? We will see. changed his story or media-ized? Time will tell.

    November 17, 2011 at 9:57 am | Report abuse |
  9. liberal dude

    The red haired coach changed his story. He is now saying he saw the attack, stopped it, then called the police. In the grand jury statement he said he didnt do this. Said he just witnessed the alleged attack then left, later telling Joe Paterno about it. Honestly, I think Sandusky is 100 percent guilty and should spend the rest of his life behind bars. He just hasnt been found guilty yet. If by some slim chance he didnt do it, the media has already ruined his and Joe Paternos reputation.

    November 17, 2011 at 10:04 am | Report abuse |
  10. gumg hoe

    @liberal dude.Yep you are probably one of the ones that think OJ was not guilty too.Do you really think that JoePA wouldve taken his punishment if it was not true comeon!! WAKEUP

    November 17, 2011 at 10:05 am | Report abuse |
  11. liberal dude

    Years ago kids did this to some family ran daycare workers. They were found guilty and ruined. Later the kids said they made it up. Anyone who harms a kid is a monster-they just need to be sure it really happened.

    November 17, 2011 at 10:07 am | Report abuse |
  12. Scottish Mama

    Morning gung. I think they tried to save the reputation of the school, at the expense of the childrens' safety.

    November 17, 2011 at 10:08 am | Report abuse |
  13. liberal dude

    Im pretty much 100 percent sure he is guilty, but it is just my opinion.

    November 17, 2011 at 10:08 am | Report abuse |
  14. humble horrace

    This sounds like a witch hunt.

    November 17, 2011 at 10:09 am | Report abuse |
  15. Scottish Mama

    @liberal dude-True, they should be sure. But gung is right would JoePa have fought it? Or does he know it was swept under the rug?

    November 17, 2011 at 10:10 am | Report abuse |
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