Dottie Sandusky Speaks about abuse claims

Wife of disgraced ex-coach facing tough questions of what she may have known.
2:35 | 12/10/11

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Latest on the Penn -- scandal in the intensifying focus on Jerry -- -- wife. Did she know about the alleged abuse and failed to stop it could she be prosecuted her husband's lawyer is now speaking out about all this and ABC's TJ Winick. Been covering this story since it broke is with us this morning. Good morning -- good morning to you he may be free on bail but Jerry sandusky is under house arrest -- just three more days. Until he faces his accusers and a Pennsylvania court wrong. His attorney told us -- will be extremely stressful for the former football coach. Whose wife may also know have to answer serious questions about what she knew and one. It was -- -- dusty who filled out her husband of 45 years after Jerry sandusky was charged with sexually abusing two more boys from his second mile foundation. Defense attorney to women to look visited their home Friday. Admitting his infamous client pieces more than an uphill battle this is the legal battle my life and I've had some good ones. But I compare this situation to climbing down Evers from the bottom. Mrs. -- -- is accused of being upstairs in their state college ranch style home all her spouse allegedly molested boys in a basement bedroom. Victim number nine told the grand jury he -- -- at the host but she never came downstairs. And that at least once he scream for help. Knowing that sandusky wife was upstairs but no one came to help -- and entry -- represents victim number four. We will likely hear more information. Specifically from victim number four as to you. Mrs. San dusty and what information -- the -- -- may have known about the actions of her husband in a statement -- sandusky brokers silence Thursday saying she's been shocked and dismayed by the allegations she denied hearing anything like that calls for help described by victim number nine. And so sad anyone would make such a -- -- accusation which is absolutely. And true I think the the attorney general's office would be hard -- trying to pursue some sort of criminal action against -- still because of the seriousness of the charges. This is sandusky is not protected by spousal privilege under Pennsylvania State law. Now she's standing by her man. She could be so manipulated by him and so. In encircle the in this trust of him that -- Expecting several civil suits Penn State front -- hired former Clinton White House counsel Lanny Davis to provide legal advice to the university we also learned. Penn State will no longer license the name of image or image of former football coach Joseph Paterno folks down there and happy valley. Obviously trying to move on from all this but that big hearing on Tuesday.

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