BELLEFONTE, Pa. -- A defense lawyer for Jerry Sandusky has told The Associated Press that three jurors have been picked for the trial.
Karl Rominger, who is helping with Sandusky's legal defense along with Joe Amendola, said Tuesday that three jurors had been picked so far.
Jury selection began earlier in the day with some 220 people reporting for jury selection.
Judge John Cleland is overseeing the process that, when done, will have 12 juror and four alternates.
Jurors are being chosen from people who live in the State College area, where Penn State's main campus is located. Sandusky faces 52 criminal counts for alleged abuse of 10 boys, charges he denies.
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The 68-year-old former Penn State assistant coach is accused of 52 criminal counts for alleged abuse of 10 boys over 15 years, charges he's repeatedly denied.
Jurors are being chosen from among people who live in the State College area, home to Penn State's main campus.
Sandusky arrived at the courthouse Tuesday morning. He and his lawyer made no comments as they exited their vehicle.