Lou Anna K. Simon, Michigan State University’s former president, was charged with two felonies and two misdemeanors in relation to the Larry Nassar scandal.
Simon is accused of not detailing to police that she knew Nassar specifically.
BREAKING: Former MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon has been charged with lying to police regarding the Nassar investigation. Story to come.
— The State News (@thesnews) November 20, 2018
Statement from Lou Anna K. Simon’s Attorney, Mayer Morganroth:
Statement from Lou Anna K. Simon’s Attorney, Mayer Morganroth: “The charges are false and political. The only crime is the indictment and they will pay for it.”
— Alexandra Ilitch (@AlexandraIlitch) November 20, 2018
The abuse led to allegations of a cover-up at Michigan State and within the national gymnastics program, leading to turnover of top leaders in both organizations.
The charges were filed in state court by William Forsyth, a special prosecutor appointed by the Michigan attorney general to investigate how the university handled complaints against Dr. Nassar.
Any chance felony charges will be enough to finally get her off campus and stop being paid?
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