Former US gymnastics doctor Lawrence Nassar pleads guilty to sex abuse

Updated: Nov 23, 2017, 19:57 IST | AFP | Washington

Former USA Gymnastics team doctor Lawrence 'Larry' Nassar, accused of molesting more than 100 female athletes over several decades, pleaded guilty yesterday to multiple counts of criminal sexual conduct

Former USA Gymnastics team doctor Lawrence "Larry" Nassar, accused of molesting more than 100 female athletes over several decades, pleaded guilty yesterday to multiple counts of criminal sexual conduct. Nassar -- who was involved with USA Gymnastics for nearly three decades and worked with the country's gymnasts at four separate Olympic Games -- could be sentenced to at least 25 years in prison.

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Nassar faced 22 criminal counts of sexual assault in Michigan for abusing athletes under the guise of providing medical treatment. As part of a plea agreement, Nassar admitted to seven counts of abuse. Three of his victims were under 13 years old, and the others were aged between 13 and 15.

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