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Ex-Penn State athletic director Tim Curley out of prison

Written by The Associated Press | Oct 10, 2017 8:57 AM
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FILE PHOTO: In this Nov. 2, 2012, file photo, former Penn State athletic director Tim Curley, center, exits District Court following his arraignment in Harrisburg. (AP Photo/Bradley C Bower, File)

(Bellefonte) -- Former Penn State athletic director Tim Curley has been released from jail and is now serving the house-arrest portion of his sentence in the Jerry Sandusky child-sex abuse case.

The 63-year-old defendant was released October 3rd from the Centre County jail.

He was sentenced to seven to 23 months in jail after pleading guilty to child endangerment for not properly investigating a complaint by another Penn State assistant coach that Sandusky abused a boy in a locker room shower.

Curley must now serve four months' house arrest followed by two years' probation.

He was released less than a month after former university vice president Gary Schultz finished his six- to 23-month jail term for the same crime.

Schultz is also serving four months' on house arrest followed by two years' probation.

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