Posted June 20, 2012

Defense rests its case in Jerry Sandusky trial; Sandusky does not testify

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The defense rested its case in Jerry Sandusky’s child molestation trial on Wednesday without calling the accused former Penn State defensive coordinator to the stand, according to reports on Twitter.

Closing arguments will take place on Thursday.

The 68-year-old Sandusky, facing 51 counts of child molestation, had reportedly considered testifying.

After closing arguments, the case will go to the jury. Ben Jones of StateCollege.com is reporting on Twitter that the jury will continue deliberations through the weekend if necessary.

For more on the accusations against Sandusky and testimony in the case, visit The Patriot-News‘ page on the trial.