The main players in the Penn State scandal
Joseph E. McGettigan IIILead prosecutor in the Sandusky child sexual abuse trial.
McGettigan, currently senior deputy attorney general, is a veteran prosecutor with stints in the Philadelphia and Delaware County district attorneys' offices and the US attorney's office. McGettigan prosecuted John du Pont, the chemical fortune heir who killed an Olympic gold medal-winning wrestler at his palatial estate in 1996. He is known as an aggressive, feisty lawyer.