Name: Kathie Klages
Known For: Former College Gymnastics Coach
Charges: 2 Counts of Lying to a Peace Officer
Former Michigan State University women’s gymnastics coach Kathie Klages was charged on Thursday (August 23, 2018) in Ingham County, Michigan.
According to the Lansing State Journal, Klages was charged in connection with the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal. She is accused of lying to Michigan State Police detectives about her knowledge of sexual assault complaints about Nassar prior to 2016.
Klages, 63, coached gymnastics at Michigan State for 27 years. She retired in February 2017.
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