Former Gymnastics Coach John Geddert Dead
John Geddert, the ex-U.S. Women’s Gymnastics coach and former owner of Twistars gym, has died after a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to WILX.
Geddert was facing 24 felony charges. He formerly owned and was a coach at Twistars gymnastic club in Dimondale where hundreds of women and girls reported that they were sexually abused by convicted sex offender Larry Nassar. The Lansing State Journal reports that many say Geddert knew of this abuse.
“My office has been notified that the body of John Geddert was found late this afternoon after taking his own life,” Attorney General, Dana Nessele said in a release. “This is a tragic end to a tragic story for everyone involved.”
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