Sandusky's Wife May Take Stand in Trial

Sources say Mrs. Sandusky may be the "best" witness for the defense of her husband.

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Jerry and Dottie Sandusky (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

According to CBS News, Jerry Sandusky, who stands accused of 52 counts of alleged child sex abuse, is likely to take the stand in his defense on Monday in his trial. But it may be his wife, Dottie Sandusky, who be the "best" option he has in convincing the jury that he did not act inappropriately with at least 10 boys over a period of 15 years.

One of Sandusky's defense lawyers told CBS News he met with his attorneys at his house Friday for more than six hours. Sources have told CBS News that Sandusky is likely to take the stand.

But Jean Casarez, a correspondent for truTV's "In Session," said Sandusky's wife, Dottie, "could be the best witness for the defense."

She told "CBS This Morning: Saturday" co-hosts Jeff Glor and Rebecca Jarvis that's because, "In Centre County, State College, Pennsylvania, Jerry Sandusky was a hero. I mean, he was someone everybody looked up to. He was a coach at Penn State University. He founded The Second Mile, a charity that helped so many. She could try to bring that back to this jury and this courtroom, something that everybody believed in until this happened to try to change the course of this trial to show, wait a minute, stop, maybe there are two sides to this story. Because the defense truly has to be that these children can't be believed that are now adults."

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