The former team doctor for USA gymnastics, was sentenced to 60 years in prison

News 8 December, 2017

Former team doctor for USA gymnastics sentenced to 60 years in prison for possession of child porn. During a search conducted in the house of Larry Nassar, law enforcement officers found more than 40 thousand explicit images involving children.


It is noted that the chosen measure of restraint can be considered a life sentence because the Nassar for 54 years. At the end of the sentence the doctor will be 114 years old. Chances to live to this age, it is extremely small. The court also imposed a ban on the fact that the defendant had contact with a minor.

In production there is a case against the Nassar on sexual harassment. More than a hundred women have accused the doctor of this act. Nassar admitted only in seven cases. He said that sought proximity with clients during physical examinations.

As a physiotherapist for team USA in gymnastics Nassar took almost 20 years: from 1996 to 2015. He worked with the girls during four Olympiads.