Larry Nassar, the disgraced doctor who worked for the USA Gymnastics Federation, convicted of sexually abusing young gymnasts, He was stabbed by another inmate in prison and has been in stable condition since Monday, US media reported. The Federal Bureau of Prisons confirmed that an inmate at Coleman Penitentiary in Florida assaulted him on Sunday afternoon, but declined to identify the inmate for privacy and security concerns.
“Responders immediately initiated life-saving measures,” office spokesman Benjamin O’Cone said in a statement. “The inmate was transported by (emergency personnel) to a local hospital for further treatment and evaluation.” The FBI was notified of the incident and an internal investigation is underway, O’Cone added. No other people were injured, he said.
Nassar, who is serving a decades-long sentence after his conviction in 2018, was stabbed in the back and chest during an argument on Sunday, reported the Associated Press, citing a person familiar with the matter. She was in stable condition, the AP and ABC reported. Nassar was sentenced to up to 175 years in prison for sexually abusing young gymnasts entrusted to his care. Those gymnasts include Olympic gold medalists Simone Biles, Aly Raisman and McKayla Maroney.