John Geddert, former Olympic gymnastics coach, kills himself after being charged with human trafficking, sex assault

Thursday - 25/02/2021 16:42
Coach John Geddert watches as World Champion gymnast Jordyn Wieber of DeWitt works on tumbling for a floor routine during a practice session at Gedderts' Twistars USA in Dimondale Monday 12/19/2011 . (Lansing State Journal staff pho
Coach John Geddert watches as World Champion gymnast Jordyn Wieber of DeWitt works on tumbling for a floor routine during a practice session at Gedderts' Twistars USA in Dimondale Monday 12/19/2011 . (Lansing State Journal staff pho
The state of Michigan announced two dozen felony charges including 20 counts of human trafficking against John Geddert, the head coach of the 2012 Olympic gymnastics team.

LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan Attorney General's Office has confirmed that former Olympics gymnastics coach John Geddert has killed himself.

A statement is expected soon. Michigan State Police are investigating the death.

Officials charged Geddert Thursday morning with 24 counts including human trafficking, sexual assault, racketeering and lying to police.

Earlier Thursday afternoon, an AG staffer confirmed that Geddert had not yet arrived for his scheduled arraignment.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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