BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A son of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is seeking to have his name changed more than a year after his adoptive father was convicted of child sexual abuse.
Matt Sandusky filed papers Tuesday in Centre County Court seeking to have the names of him and his family changed. Though the documents are sealed, they show he filed for a name change, along with his wife and four children.READ MORE: Jussie Smollett Trial: CPD Detective Recounts Actor's Description Of Attack Police And Prosecutors Have Called A Hoax
Matt Sandusky had been expected to be a defense witness until the trial, when he told investigators that he also had been abused by Jerry Sandusky.READ MORE: UPS Expecting To Hire 100,000 Seasonal Employees For the Holiday
Jerry Sandusky was convicted on 45 counts of sexual abuse. He is serving a 30- to 60-year prison sentence and maintains he was wrongfully convicted. He is pursuing appeals.MORE NEWS: Truck Stolen From Portage Park Car Dealership
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