A former gymnast accused former Olympic coach John Geddert of being abused. She said that after Geddert’s death, she would not feel closed.
Sarah Klein said in an interview with NBC News that she was relieved when Geddert was charged with dozens of counts of human trafficking and sexual assault. However, after he died of suicide, she felt very depressed.
She told the news media: “I don’t feel like doing anything behind closed doors.”
Klein accused Geddert of physically, verbally, emotionally, and psychologically “abusing” her behavior since she was 8 years old.
She told the National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) that Geddert̵
Klein told the news media: “This is the last act of his narcissistic control. He has lived here all his life and has coached his gymnasts for decades.”
Klein also said that Gadet “has always been above the law and the rules have never applied to him.” She added that she believed his final actions were “to insult the victim.”
Dana Nessel, Attorney General of Michigan (D) Announced on Thursday Her office was told that Gadet’s body was “discovered after suicide.”
Gadet was supposed to be sued at 2:15 pm on Thursday.
Nasser said in a statement at the time: “This is a tragic ending for everyone involved.”
The suicide occurred within a few hours of the attorney general filed 24 criminal charges against him, most of which were related to human trafficking.
Nessel’s office claimed that Geddert allowed athletes to work in an environment that caused their injuries, while ignoring the injuries suffered by the athletes.
He was also accused of lying to investigators that he was a crime committed by Larry Nassar, a physician on the Geddert team. Nassar is currently serving decades in prison for criminal sexual misconduct.
Klein told the National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) that he must be responsible for the United States Gymnastics and the United States Olympic Paralympic Committee (USOPC).
Hill has made contact with the United States Gymnastics Team and USOPC.