In Jail, Sandusky Faces Taunts, Suicide Watch

Was taunted by fellow prisoners during his last jail stint
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 25, 2012 12:56 PM CDT
In this booking photo released early June 23, 2012 by the Centre County Correctional Facility in Bellefonte, Pa., former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is shown.   (AP Photo/Centre County Correctional Facility)

(Newser) – Jerry Sandusky is back behind bars and again on suicide watch following his conviction Friday of sexually abusing 10 boys. And he's probably not having a great time at the Centre County Correctional Facility, where he also spent a night in December before being released on bail: The Daily reports that during his last stint there, Sandusky was taunted relentlessly by other prisoners. "At night, we were singing 'Hey, teacher, leave those kids alone,'" a fellow inmate says. But one bright spot for Sandusky: Experts say his defense attorney may have inadvertently helped his appeal. (Read more Jerry Sandusky stories.)

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