fbpx
55.6 F
Los Angeles

After multiple felony charges, ex-USA Gymnastics coach John Geddert kills himself

Date:

Share:

Subscribe to our Insider

On Thursday morning, John Geddert was charged with multiple felonies. The two dozen charges stemmed from allegations of his physical, emotional, and sexual abuse while he served as the USA Gymnastics coach.

Geddert had agreed to surrender himself to the sheriff’s office before a 2:15 p.m. ET arraignment, however, he never showed up.

Instead, Geddert’s body was found at a rest area off the interstate at 3:24 p.m ET in Grand Ledge, Michigan.

Geddert was charged by Michigan officials with 20 counts of human trafficking and forced labor, one count of first-degree sexual assault, one count of second-degree sexual assault, racketeering, and lying to a police officer.

Law enforcement started its investigation into Geddert back in Feb. of 2018. Complaints were raised about his abusive coaching style following the sentencing hearing of ex-Team USA doctor Larry Nassar. Nassar was sexually abusing patients at the gym where both men worked and Geddert had lied about his knowledge of the situation.

Rene' Kennedy
Rene' Kennedyhttps://theballout.com
Managing Editor of The Ball Out.

Subscribe to our Insider

━ more like this

Travis Kelce Leaves Sydney Early: Swifties Left Bewildered

In a somewhat of a shocker after going out on a boat date in Sydney, Kansas City Chiefs' tight end, Travis Kelce has taken...

NCAA Stunned as TN, VA Win Preliminary Injunction, Seizing Control Over NIL

News has just broken that a federal judge in Tennessee has granted a preliminary injunction against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), suspending its...

Nominations announced for upcoming WGA Awards

It’s that time of the year, the Writers Guild of America Awards nominations are here.  The nominations will highlight the screenwriting, television new media,...

Fatal shooting tarnishes Chiefs’ parade

According to local police in Kansas City, one person was killed, while another nine were injured during the parade celebration for the Chiefs. The...

Ian McShane shines in thriller, ‘American Star’

American Star will take you on a roller coaster of emotions. The film focuses on seasoned assassin Wilson (Ian McShane) as he sets on his...