Sandusky moved to prison in SW Pa.

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - October 31, 2012

The Corrections Department announced Wednesday the former Penn State assistant football coach was transferred to Greene State Prison after being evaluated at a facility outside Harrisburg.

Prison officials say he'll be placed in protective custody because of the nature of his crimes and his high profile.

The 68-year-old Sandusky was convicted this summer of 45 criminal counts for sexual abuse of 10 boys over 15 years. He maintains he is innocent and is pursuing appeals.

He's serving a 30- to 60-year sentence that means he's likely to die in prison.

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