(Reuters) - Convicted child sex offender Jerry Sandusky will face sentencing immediately after an October 9 hearing to determine if the former Penn State football coach is a sexually violent predator, a judge said on Monday.
The hearing will be held at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, Judge John Cleland said in an order. A sentencing conference will be held on October 8.
Sandusky, 68, was convicted in June of 45 counts of child molestation as part of a scandal that shook college football and focused national attention on child sex abuse. He is expected to spend the rest of his life in prison.
(Reporting by Ian Simpson; Editing by David Brunnstrom)
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