Judge: Penn State Officials Will Stand Trial for Lying

Rules there is enough evidence
By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 16, 2011 4:32 PM CST
In these Nov. 7, 2011 file photos, former Penn State vice president Gary Schultz, left, and former athletic director Tim Curley, right, enter a district judges office.   (AP Photo/File)

(Newser) – Mike McQueary's testimony that he believes he saw Jerry Sandusky molesting a boy and that he fully conveyed what he had seen to two Penn State administrators helped seal the deal: A judge ruled today that prosecutors have enough evidence to send the officials' cases to trial, reports Reuters. Former Penn State athletic director Tim Curley and finance official Gary Schultz are accused of lying to a grand jury about what McQueary told them. They told the grand jury that they recalled McQueary reporting only something inappropriate, like wrestling, but nothing as serious as rape, notes the AP. (Read more Penn State stories.)

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