In the aftermath of Larry Nassar ’s much-watched sentencing hearings and multiple, lengthy sentences being handed down, investigators are casting wider nets into the culture that protected Nassar’s behavior and the people who may have enabled Nassar’s decades of child sexual abuse.
The Detroit Free Press reported on Tuesday that the Eaton County Sheriff’s Office is “actively investigating complaints against” former USA Olympic Gymnastics coach John Geddert .
Geddert also owns the Twistars Gymnastics Club in Dimondale, Michigan and has long been tied to Nassar. The investigation, however, is not simply the result of guilt by association.
Eaton County Sheriff’s Spokeswoman Jerri Nesbitt confirmed that “there are new people coming forward,” with allegations against Geddert but otherwise declined to comment on the case’s progress.
Similarly, Eaton County Prosecutor Doug Lloyd said he was aware of the investigation into Geddert, but had not “received anything from police” that would allow him to comment officially.
As more than a hundred victim impact statements poured in during Nassar’s sentencing hearings, various women came forward to allege physical abuse at Geddert’s hands as well.So far, Geddert has remained silent in the face of such accusations. At least two previous investigations into Geddert’s alleged behavior towards women have […]