Judge denies Jerry Sandusky's request for new sex abuse trial

In this Oct. 29, 2015, file photo, former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives for an appeal hearing at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa.
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In this Oct. 29, 2015, file photo, former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives for an appeal hearing at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

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Credit: Gene J. Puskar

A Pennsylvania judge has denied former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky's request for a new trial.

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Judge John Foradora issued the order and an opinion on Sandusky's Post Conviction Relief Act appeal Wednesday afternoon.

Sandusky argued that he did not receive adequate representation by his lawyers during the trial and that prosecutors failed to turn over information about victims' changing stories.

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The 73-year-old Sandusky is serving a 30- to 60-year state prison sentence after being convicted in 2012 of 45 counts of abuse involving 10 boys, including attacks that occurred on campus property.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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