Jerry Sandusky to take part in hearing by video

Written by The Associated Press | Dec 19, 2013 12:34 PM
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(Harrisburg) --  Jerry Sandusky will take part in his first public proceeding next month, via video link, since he was sentenced to decades in prison for child molestation. 

A hearing is scheduled for January seventh into whether Pennsylvania should have stripped the former Penn State defensive coordinator of his public worker pension.

A spokeswoman for the State Employees' Retirement System says plans are for Sandusky to participate in the three-day hearing through a video connection to the state prison where he is confined.

Sandusky lost his $4,900 a month pension last year on the day he was sentenced to 30 to 60 years. 

A hearing examiner will recommend to the system's board about whether the pension forfeiture should remain in place.

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