Larry Nassar, a physician of the American federation, had admitted to being guilty from 40 to 175 years in prison for abusing more than 100 gymnasts.
I have just signed your death order, you are a danger, it is still a danger, and it will remain in the dark for the rest of your life,” she said.
The last testimony to be declared was Rachael Denhollander, now a Kentucky attorney and one of the first women to speak publicly about the case. Denhollander communicated with the Michigan State University Police in 2016 after reading reports on how the Gymnastics Federation had received other complaints. Nassar had already been sentenced to 60 years in prison in 2017 to deal with child pornography.
Excused in routine medical examinations to abuse young people. Among the victims are the medalists of the London Olympic Games Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas and McKayla Maroney, as well as Simon Biles, the great winner of the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro, which has been the last to break their silence.
Judge Rosemarie Aquilina, in charge of the case, believes that Nassar used his power as a doctor of “the most vile way possible, to abuse creatures.” More than 140 women have accused Nassar in civil lawsuits and have alleged that he abused them, mainly during appointments to receive medical treatment.
Changes to the federation
Yesterday, the case of sexual abuse that Larry Nassar starring led to the resignation of three senior officials from the Gymnastics Federation. This is the president, Paul Parilla; the vice president, Jay Binder, and the treasurer, Bitsy Kelly, to which gymnasts – who have accused Nassar of having abused them – requested that they leave the Federation.