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june 25, 2012 • 03:35 PM • last update 04:18 PM

Jerry Sandusky still says he's not guilty, says lawyer

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky leaves the Centre County Courthouse in handcuffs after his conviction in his child sex abuse trial in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, June 22, 2012.
Foto: Pat Little / Reuters
 

Jerry Sandusky's lawyers say  the retired Penn State assistant football coach wants "people to know that he's not guilty."

 Sandusky was convicted Friday of 45 counts for sexually abusing 10 boys over 15 years.

Karl Rominger, who represents Sandusky along with Joe Amendola, says he visited the 68-year-old convict at the Centre County jail Monday.

Rominger says Sandusky's mood is defiant.

He says Sandusky is being kept away from other inmates and has not been able to see his family pending a psychological evaluation.

Rominger says that Sandusky is still under observation but that his client is not suicidal. The attorney says Sandusky wants the examination to take place so that he can start receiving visits from his family.

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