As many as 8 alleged victims expected to testify at Sandusky hearing

FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2011 file photo, former Penn State football defensive coordinator Gerald "Jerry" Sandusky sits in a car as he leaves the office of Centre County Magisterial District Judge Leslie A. Dutchcot in State College, Pa. Sandusky, who is charged with sexually abusing eight boys in a scandal that has rocked the university, said in an telephone interview with Bob Costas Monday night on NBC News' "Rock Center" that there was no abuse and that any activities in a campus shower with a boy were just horseplay, not molestation. File,AP Photo/The Patriot-News, Andy Colwell

Former Penn State football defensive coordinator Gerald "Jerry" Sandusky sits in a car as he leaves the office of Centre County Magisterial District Judge Leslie A. Dutchcot Nov. 5, 2011, in State College, Pa.
AP Photo/The Patriot-News

A source close to the investigation into sex abuse charges against Jerry Sandusky told CBS News that at least five alleged victims possibly as many as eight, all of whom were named in the grand jury presentation are expected to testify at Sandusky's preliminary hearing next week.

The hearing is to determine if the State Attorney General has established probable cause that a crime was committed.

Sandusky, 67, was charged on Nov. 5 with 40 counts of child sexual abuse over a 15 -year period. He has denied the charges.

  • Pat Milton

    Pat Milton is a CBS News investigative producer

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