timberland leeds Former sports doctor Lassar Nassar gets additional 40 to 125 years in prison
CHARLOTTE, Mich. >> The former sports doctor whose serial sexual abuse of girls and young women upended the gymnastics world was sentenced Monday to a third prison term of 40 to 125 years behind bars for molesting young athletes at an elite Michigan training center.
Larry Nassar listened to dozens of victims for two days last week and was almost attacked by a man whose three daughters said they were abused. Olympic coach.
The sentence is largely symbolic because the 54 year old is already assured of spending the rest of his life in prison. Before serving either of his two state sentences, he must first serve 60 years in federal prison for child pornography crimes.
In addition to the sentence delivered Monday in Eaton County, Nassar was also sentenced last month to 40 to 175 years for similar conduct in another county. Those sentences would be served at the same time.
In a brief statement before he was sentenced, Nassar attempted to apologize to his victims.
impossible to convey the breadth and depth of how sorry I am to each and every one, he said.
Nassar worked for Michigan State and USA Gymnastics, the sport governing body, which also trains Olympians.
cannot be a lawless society. I know that, Margraves told reporters during a public apology. lost control, but I gained control later in a holding cell. victims who wanted to speak publicly or submit a statement did so earlier during Nassar seven day court hearing in Ingham County, including 2012 Olympic teammates Aly Raisman, Jordyn Wieber and McKayla Maroney.
The scandal has rocked Michigan State, which has been accused of repeatedly missing opportunities to stop Nassar, who had a campus office and was a revered figure in sports medicine.