Larry Nassar full background

Larry Nassar, a former employee of Michigan State University, was sentenced Feb. 5, 2018 to 40 to 125 years in prison for three counts of felony criminal sexual conduct in Eaton County Circuit Court. On Jan. 24, 2018, he was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for seven counts of felony Ingham County Circuit Court. Both the Ingham and Eaton County charges, prosecuted by the Michigan Attorney General, were investigated by the Michigan State University Police Department.

Previously, Nassar was sentenced Dec. 7, 2017, to 60 years in prison on federal child pornography charges brought by the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Michigan. According to MSU Police, the investigation into the child pornography charges has not revealed any images of victims in the complaints of criminal sexual conduct filed by the state Attorney General’s Office.

The investigation into Nassar began Aug. 29, 2016 after MSU Police took a report of alleged sexual assault. Detectives immediately began an investigation and notified the MSU administration. Nassar was immediately reassigned from all of his clinical duties. The university fired Nassar on Sept. 20, 2016.