Former USA Gymnastics Doctor Gets 60-Year Prison Sentence For Child Porn

Former USA Gymnastics Doctor Gets 60-Year Prison Sentence For Child Porn

Nassar also faces sentencing in two state courts after pleading guilty last month to seven counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct involving girls who were 15 years old or younger Ingham County in Michigan, as well as three other counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct in Eaton County, Michigan.

He was sentenced to 20 years on each of three counts, to be served consecutively. Those accusations related to conduct with two minors in Nassar's swimming pool in the summer of 2015 and for "illicit sexual conduct" with two other minor children during interstate and global travel, according to the plea agreement obtained by CNN. He has pleaded guilty to 10 sexual assault charges and will be sentenced next month.

"It's imperative Mr. Nassar be deterred as long as possible", Neff said, ESPN reported.

Federal prosecutors are seeking a 60-year sentence.

"Underneath this veneer lurked a predator", Assistant U.S. Attorney Sean Lewis said in a court filing. The hard drives were found by investigators because the trash truck on his street was late.

Nassar said he has an addiction.

But the federal prosecutors did not mince words when describing Nassar's offenses.

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Rachael Denhollander, a former gymnast who was treated by Nassar and was the first of his victims to publicly come forward, said that while she was "grateful" that Nassar was sentenced to prison, justice remains "very incomplete".

"He's getting a natural life sentence", he said.

Separately, more than 100 women and girls are suing Nassar.

Nassar was the team doctor for USA Gymnastics through four Olympic Games, and he worked at Michigan State University from 1997 to 2016 as an associate professor and as the gymnastics and women's crew team physician.

Larry Nassar is returning to federal court Thursday in Grand Rapids, Michigan, for his pornography sentence. When news broke that the USA Gymnastics team doctor had been abusing his patients, it cast a dark cloud over a sport that thousands of Americans enjoy watching.

After police began their investigation, the Indianapolis Star published Denhollander's story, and MSU fired Nassar soon after in September 2016. Though Nassar and his crimes were discussed, most of the comments from the victims and the attorneys centered on the institutions that enabled his abuse for years-Michigan State, USA Gymnastics, and the USOC.

Former U.S. Olympians McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman and Gabby Douglas are three of many woman to accuse Nassar of sexual assault and disgusting his abuse as treatments. "What did USA Gymnastics do, and Larry Nassar do, to manipulate these girls so much that they are so afraid to speak up?"

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