Larry Nassar, a Michigan doctor who assaulted gymnasts, gets 60 years in prison for child porn crimes

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Larry Nassar, a Michigan doctor who assaulted gymnasts, gets 60 years in prison for child porn crimes.

Nassar received the first of three prison sentences that will keep him locked up for decades for assaulting female gymnasts and possessing child pornography.

Nassar, 54, worked at Michigan State University and at USA Gymnastics, the Indianapolis-based group that trains Olympians.

Olympians Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Gabby Douglas say they were victims when Nassar worked for USA Gymnastics and accompanied them at workouts or international events.

Nassar is a "monster" who "left scars on my psyche that may never go away," Maroney said in a letter to U.S. District Judge Janet Neff.

The child pornography was discovered last year when Nassar was being investigated for assault.

Aside from the criminal cases, more than 100 women and girls are suing Nassar. Michigan State and USA Gymnastics are defendants in many of the lawsuits.