Mother of Jerry Sandusky’s grandchildren aims to bar him from visitation
By Jeremy Roebuck The Philadelphia Inquirer
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
The mother of three of Jerry Sandusky’s grandchildren is vowing to fight to bar the former Penn State assistant football coach from having access to her children while he awaits trial on child sex abuse charges.
In a statement sent to reporters hours after a judge approved visits between Sandusky and his 11 other grandchildren on Monday, former daughter-in-law Jill Thomas said psychologists who had treated her 5-year-old son “could not rule out that Jerry Sandusky was grooming him for sexual abuse.”
Thomas, 29, is currently involved in a custody dispute with her former husband, Sandusky’s son, Matt.
Judge John M. Cleland, who issued the pretrial order involving the other children, opted to leave any decisions involving Thomas’ youngsters to the judge presiding over her custody case.