10 New Accusers Come Forward in Sandusky Sex Case
Police investigating new allegations, says 'New York Times '
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Nov 15, 2011 2:48 AM CST
Former Penn State football defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky arrives at the office of Center County Magisterial District Judge Leslie A. Dutchcot to face sex abuse charges earlier this month.   (AP Photo/The Patriot-News, Andy Colwell)

(Newser) – Some 10 new accusers have come forward with complaints concerning former defensive coach Jerry Sandusky since his arrest earlier this month, the New York Times reports. Detectives are currently investigating all accusation against Sandusky, who has already been hit with 40 counts of sexually abusing young boys, says the newspaper. News of the latest accusations comes just as Sandusky is declaring his innocence, saying he did nothing more than playfully touch or shower with the boys named in the charges against him. (Also, Sandusky is still being paid by Penn State. Click for that story.)