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The Latest: Witness says he thought Sandusky was reported

Written by The Associated Press | Mar 22, 2017 5:39 PM
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Former Penn State president Graham Spanier walks to the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg, Pa., Monday, March 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)


(Harrisburg) -- A former Penn State vice president says he erroneously assumed for about a decade that state child welfare authorities had been contacted about a complaint that Jerry Sandusky had been seen showering with a boy in a football team shower.

Gary Schultz testified Wednesday at the criminal trial of former Penn State President Graham Spanier about how the two of them and a third administrator decided in 2001 not to immediately go to the Department of Public Welfare about the report.

Schultz says he's not sure why he then concluded the agency had been notified about then-graduate assistant football coach Mike McQueary's complaint.

Schultz pleaded guilty last week to a single misdemeanor charge. Spanier is charged with three felonies.

Prosecutors wrapped up their case after two days of testimony.

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