Former sports doctor Nassar sentenced to prison

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Geddert, a former USA women's gymnastics national team coach, is facing a criminal investigation in MI after the sentencing of disgraced ex-sports doctor Larry Nassar, who treated girls at his elite club Twistars near Lansing.

He was previously sentenced to 40-175 years in Ingham County Court last month on seven counts of criminal sexual misconduct.

Nassar was previously sentenced to 40 to 175 years in a different MI county for molesting seven girls and to 60 years in federal prison for possession of child pornography.

The case against Nassar has sparked various investigations into why the United States Olympic Committee, the sport's governing body USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University, where he also worked, failed to investigate complaints about him going back years.

Two of the man's daughters had just told the judge that they and another sister had been sexually abused by under the guise of medical treatment. A federal judge sentenced Nassar to 60 years in federal prison on child pornography charges in December.

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.

His serial sexual abuse of girls and young women has shaken Michigan State University and elite sports associations.

Before sentencing him to a term the judge promised would "consume the rest of his life", Nassar read an apology.

However, after he was caught with tens of thousands of images of child pornography and accused of molesting a family friend starting when she was six years old, Nassar pleaded guilty in all his cases.

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"Let me at that son of a b--h", Margraves said.

This newest conviction specifically addresses the sexually-perverted acts he committed while working at Twistars USA Gymnastics Club in Lansing, Michigan.

"This was the first time I heard of Larry Nassar and his reputation", the former gymnast said in court Wednesday.

In 2014, for example, Amanda Thomashow told Michigan State Title IX investigators and MSU Police that his treatment was really sexual assault.

Nassar first fell under Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutiny in July 2015, after abuse allegations were reported to the agency by three gymnasts.

Nassar (54) admitted that he molested girls and young women.

He said "everybody had rights", including Nassar.

Denhollander and Boyce both said Monday's proceedings came as a relief after a few long weeks in court and much longer years waiting to see Nassar brought to justice. Rachael Denhollander, the woman who first brought Nassar's abuse to public attention in 2016, asked the court in Eaton County.

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