Prosecutors: Sandusky file contradicts officials' testimony

Prosecutors: Sandusky file contradicts officials' testimony

POSTED: Tuesday, June 12, 2012 - 10:45am

UPDATED: Tuesday, June 12, 2012 - 10:49am

Prosecutors say Gary Schultz, a former Penn State vice president who oversaw campus police, held a file that detailed alleged incidents pertinent to the investigation of former football coach Jerry Sandusky, who faces more than 50 counts involving sexual acts with 10 boys since 1994.

Schultz and Tim Curley, Penn State's former athletic director, have pleaded not guilty to charges of perjury and failing to report an alleged sexual assault of a child.

The file, which prosecutors say was initially withheld during the investigation, shows inconsistencies with what Schultz and Curley told a grand jury, according to court documents filed by prosecutors and obtained by CNN Tuesday.

Prosecutors say emails from Schultz, Curley and others further contradict that testimony.

"The Commonwealth is entirely justified in using those documents as evidence to support the charge of Perjury against Schultz," the court documents say.

Curley, 57, is now on leave, and Schultz, 62, retired in the wake of the allegations. Days after the grand jury presentment against Sandusky came to light, Penn State ousted President Graham Spanier and head football coach Joe Paterno amid criticism that they could and should have done more.

Neither Curley nor Schultz were immediately available for comment Tuesday.

-- CNN's Susan Candiotti contributed to this report

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