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Fri Oct 19, 2012, 10:24 AM

ABC: Sandusky Victim considered suicide because no one believed him & charges not filed for 3 years

http://abcnews.go.com/US/sandusky-victim-reveals-identity-justice-long/story?id=17511612&page=2

"Meanwhile, the police made Fisher retell his story four times over the course of three years. He was forced to go before two grand juries. Yet still, the attorney general prosecuting the case said authorities NEEDED MORE VICTIMS to charge Sandusky.

To Fisher, it meant his suffering was not enough. Fisher said every delay in the case caused him to grow increasingly desperate and drove him to contemplate suicide.

"I thought maybe it would be easier to take myself out of the equation," he said. "Let somebody else deal with it."

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Let's remember that Attorney General Corbett's office was given full responsibility for the investigation and prosecution of Sandusky in MARCH 2009 - two and half years before Sandusky was arrested. According to previous press reports, Corbett assigned one State Trooper to work on the case - part-time. The investigation did not really get moving until a new Attorney General took office, additional victims were eventually found, and a narcotics investigator accidentally found out about the sleepy investigaton.
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Much more at:

http://blogs.phillymag.com/the_philly_post/2012/07/25/corbett-fails-answer-crucial-sandusky-questions/

http://blogs.philadelphiaweekly.com/phillynow/2012/10/17/how-state-republicans-blocked-an-investigation-into-gov-corbett%E2%80%99s-handling-of-sandusky/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=how-state-republicans-blocked-an-investigation-into-gov-corbett%25e2%2580%2599s-handling-of-sandusky

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Reply ABC: Sandusky Victim considered suicide because no one believed him & charges not filed for 3 years (Original post)
JPZenger Oct 2012 OP
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Pat Riot Oct 2012 #2
JPZenger Oct 2012 #3
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Response to JPZenger (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 01:57 PM

1. Corbett waited until there were at least 10 victims before making an arrest...

"No one has suggested that Sandusky should have been arrested before evidence was gathered. Common sense dictated that at least two or three solid cases be assembled before an arrest was made, and numerous prosecutors with no ax to grind have stated that strategy would have been a viable one."

"But, as has been stated in the media, Corbett waited to have at least 10 cases before making an arrest, which just boggles the mind."

"Once several victims were identified and an arrest was made, with the spotlight on Sandusky, more witnesses would have come forward. More importantly, Sandusky would have been closely watched and children would have been safe. But that didnít happen."

"Instead, a predator was given three more years to victimize his prey."

This is from the article linked to in the OP.

Well, there's nothing like having a pedophile enabler for a Governor. Words are not sufficient to describe how deplorable this man's actions and inactions are...and they continue on and on.

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Response to JPZenger (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 03:29 PM

2. "A narcotics investigator accidentally found out"

I was obsessed by this case but somehow missed that. Thanks for the links.

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Response to Pat Riot (Reply #2)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 03:58 PM

3. He was investigating steroids in State College

A state narcotics investigator was investigating steroids abuse in State College. As part of his investigation, he was required to do a computer check about some of the suspects, and up popped a file that Sandusky was supposed to have been investigated.

Let's also not underestimate the importance of a woman taking over the AG's office. If you want a child abuse intestigation of popular powerful good ol boys, you need a woman in charge. It was no accident that the first DA who seriously tried to go after the Catholic Church hierarchy was a woman (in Phila.) If women had real power in the Catholic Church, the coverup of pedophiles would never had been tolerated.

According to one report, the part-time state cop that Corbett assigned to the investigation did not even uncover the basic fact that Sandusky had written a book named "Touched." It was on sale on Amazon. Reportedly, many of the victims were featured in that book.

Once it was absolutely clear that there were other victims, then the investigation was taken off the back burner. However, anyone working with pedophile cases should know that if you charge a person with one victim, other victims will feel comfortable coming forward. It is because they realize that people will now believe them.

Three years later, investigators finally walked into the offices of Penn State officials and found a file of suspected abuse cases by Sandusky in an official's desk drawer.

Meanwhile, all these years, Sandusky was sitting on the back porch of his house, enjoying the view of the adjacent elementary school playground.

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Response to JPZenger (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 06:16 PM

4. Why are Pennsylvania taxpayers footing the salary of someone like Mike Turzai?

This man is doing everything he can to protect Corbett and impede a legitimate investigation. (See JP's second link in the OP).

Of course, Mike Turzai is also the PA rep who admitted that the voter ID debacle was an attempt to deliver PA for Romney.

Turzai wants to suppress our voting rights, and he wants to suppress the truth about Tom Corbett.

Again, why are we wasting out tax dollars on someone who is NOT representing Pennsylvanians' best interests?

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