Mike McQueary

Report: Paterno admitted hearing earlier complaint about Sandusky abuse

Report: Paterno admitted hearing earlier complaint about Sandusky abuse

A state police report has surfaced suggesting Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno heard at least one other allegation that assistant coach Jerry Sandusky was sexually abusing young boys before a 2001 complaint Paterno admitted receiving, CNN reported Saturday.

According to CNN, the report describes a conversation in 2001 between Paterno and Mike McQueary, a Penn State coach and star witness in the case who testified that he saw Sandusky engaged in “an extreme sexual act” with a young boy in a university locker room shower.

Based on an account from McQueary, the report alleges that Paterno said it was the “second complaint of this nature” he’d received about...

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