Ex-USA Gymnastics Coach Charged with Sexual Assault & Human Trafficking Dies by Suicide

HeadlineFeb 26, 2021

In Michigan, former U.S. Olympic gymnastics coach John Geddert died by suicide Thursday — moments after he was charged with sexual assault and human trafficking. In addition to two charges of sexual assault against children, Geddert was accused of enabling former Olympic team physician and convicted serial rapist and child sexual abuser Larry Nassar. Nassar survivor Sarah Klein was just 8 years old when she began training in Geddert’s gym. On Thursday, she said, “He tortured and abused little girls, myself included, for more than 30 years and was able to cheat justice.”

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