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U.S. Gymnastics Coach Dies by Suicide After Felony Charges Filed

U.S. Gymnastics Coach Dies by Suicide After Felony Charges Filed

A former U.S. gymnastics coach died by suicide Thursday, hours after he was charged with over 20 counts including human trafficking, racketeering and criminal sexual conduct.

The Michigan Attorney General’s office confirmed to Rolling Stone that John Geddert, who coached the U.S. women’s gymnastics team at the 2012 Olympic games in London, died by suicide and was discovered in Grand Ledge, Michigan after charges were announced against him; Geddert had agreed to surrender to authorities Thursday but never showed up at his arraignment, NBC News reports.

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