The preliminary hearing for the three former Penn State administrators charged in relation to the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse case will be held at 9 a.m. Dec. 13 in Courtroom One of the Dauphin County Courthouse, Communications Manager of the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts Jim Koval said.
Former Athletic Director Tim Curley, former Penn State Interim Senior Vice President for Finance and Business Gary Schultz and former university President Graham Spanier will appear before District Judge William Wenner for the hearing on the most recent of charges in the Sandusky case, Koval said. He added the hearing would go into Dec. 14 if needed.
Curley and Schultz were arraigned Nov. 2 on charges of child endangerment, obstruction of justice and conspiracy to commit the previously mentioned crimes, as previously reported.
Spanier was arraigned Nov. 7 on charges of perjury, child endangerment, obstruction of justice and failure to report suspected abuse, as well as conspiracy to commit the previously mentioned crimes in relation to the Sandusky case.
Curley and Schultz were initially charged last November with perjury and failure to report in relation to the Sandusky case.
Sandusky, the former Penn State defensive coordinator, was convicted in June on 45 counts of sexually abusing boys he met through his charity, The Second Mile. Sandusky was sentenced in October to serve 30 to 60 years in prison.
Curley and Schultz have maintained their innocence through their respective attorneys, Caroline Roberto and Tom Farrell. Martine Charles, their spokeswoman, was unable to be reached for comment as of press time Tuesday.
Spanier’s attorney Timothy Lewis also could not be reached by press time Tuesday.