TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Victim 9 files abuse claim vs. Sandusky, Penn St.

Daily Photo Galleries

By The Associated Press
Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, 3:54 p.m.
 

HARRISBURG — A young man who testified last year against Jerry Sandusky is suing the former coach and Penn State for what he says was nearly four years of sexual assaults while he was a child.

The lawsuit by John Doe 4, known as Victim 9 in court records, was filed Thursday in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court.

It claims he wouldn't have been victimized if university officials had reported Sandusky to police.

A university spokesman declined comment and a message left for a lawyer who's represented Sandusky in other civil litigation wasn't immediately returned.

The lawsuit asserts an assault and battery claim against Sandusky. The university is sued for negligence and recklessness, tortious conduct, misrepresentation and infliction of emotional distress.

Six of 45 counts for which Sandusky was convicted concern Victim 9.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Pittsburgh police break up customer fights over Air Jordan 11 shoes
  2. Penguins missing Martin, Ehrhoff, Adams; prized prospect Pouliot called up
  3. North Huntingdon residents warned about vehicle break-ins
  4. Undersized Beachum quietly excels at 1 of game’s pivotal positions
  5. Coal ash sites have tainted hundreds of waterways, aquifers
  6. Steelers notebook: Polamalu, Taylor unlikely to play, Harrison ‘ready’
  7. Despite intimidation, women still passionate about video games
  8. LCB ruling could mean home-delivered beer in Pa.
  9. Michigan State defensive coordinator a Pitt coaching candidate
  10. As smokers seek Cuban cigars, retailers point to trade embargo
  11. EPA says it won’t regulate coal ash as hazardous waste
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.