Larry Nassar sentenced to 40 to 125 years at final sentencing

Larry Nassar sentenced to 40 to 125 years at final sentencing

Larry Nassar sentenced to 40 to 125 years at final sentencing

Larry Nassar was sentenced Monday to 40-125 years in Eaton County Circuit Court.

The criminal cases against Nassar followed reports previous year in The Indianapolis Star about how USA Gymnastics, which trains Olympians, mishandled complaints about sexual misconduct involving the doctor and coaches.

Nassar was also handed a 60-year federal prison term on separate child pornography charges.

The Eaton County Sheriff's Office is investigating former Twistars gymnastics owner and coach John Geddert, the office said on Tuesday.

High-level officials at USA Gymnastics and Michigan State have been forced to resign in recent weeks. They told the judge how he sexually assaulted them under the guise that he was performing medical treatments.

Disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar will not see the outside of a prison for the rest of his life.

Before his sentencing, Nassar offered one final apology to his victims, reciting with no emotion what sounded like the same statement he read in Ingham County Circuit Court on January 24. Klages reportedly knew of allegations against Nassar as early as 1997, and was suspended by the university amid the Nassar investigation before retiring the next day.

"No department and no individual at Michigan State is off-limits", Schuette said. "Tell them they matter", Denhollander said.

Raisman, in her powerful address of Nassar, flatly said that USA Gymnastics is an institution that is "rotting from the inside".

The mother of gymnast Maggie Nichols, Gina Nichols, said her daughter was not contacted for 11 months after she spoke to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Times reported.

"He would take girls by the shoulders, squeeze hard enough to leave marks, shake them and yell directly into their face", Lemke said in court.

"I think this is first of all a question you have to ask to the USOC", Bach said.

"Clearly you're in denial", Cunningham told Nassar.

The scandal surrounding Nassar has reverberated far beyond the sports world, sparking various investigations into why the U.S. Olympic Committee, sport governing body USA Gymnastics, and Michigan State University, where he also worked, failed to investigate complaints about him going back years.

Larry Nassar reads from a prepared statement at his final sentencing hearing in MI. In response to the suit, Mr Geddert's lawyer said in court filings that the former coach was "just one person in an extremely long line of people who were fooled by Nassar".

She asked the judge to sentence Nassar to 40 to 125 years in prison.

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