Long Gone (in the Luca Brasi Sense)

Does ‘Holy Shit!’ even begin to adequately describe this?

It is strange that Centre County District Attorney Ray Gricar never prosecuted Jerry Sandusky on child-rape charges 13 years ago, some speculate, because Gricar was known for being fiercely independent and hard on crime.

But it is even stranger that we cannot ask Gricar why Sandusky was not put behind bars because the tough-as-nails district attorney disappeared in 2005. And though he was declared dead July of this year, his body has never been found.

This district attorney who had “a bitter taste in his mouth for the [Penn State] program, and its coach,” according to his nephew, and yet never prosecuted Sandusky, disappeared on April 15, 2005, after telling his girlfriend that he was going on a drive.

Ray Gricar’s car was found the next day in a Lewisburg parking lot and his laptop, sans hard drive, was found in the Susquehanna River, according to the Patriot-News.

Somewhere, Jim Tressel has to be muttering to himself, “Damn! Why couldn’t all of this Penn State shit have blown up a year ago?!?!?!? All I did was lie about tattoos and memorabilia sales! I’m a saint, dammit! A saint!”

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