Jerry Sandusky found guilty on 45 of 48 counts

Posted at 10:12 PM, Jun 22, 2012

After more than 20 hours of deliberation, the jury in Jerry Sandusky's child sex abuse trial has found him guilty, according to CNN.

The verdict was read around 10p.m. Friday night, after more than 20 hours of deliberation.

Sandusky was found guilty on 45 of 48 counts. He originally faced 51 charges, but three were thrown out by the judge.

The former Penn State assistant football coach allegedly sexually abused 10 young male victims over 15 years.

Sandusky had pleaded not guilty to all the charges.

He could spend the rest of his life in prison.