Dr. Larry Nassar's attorney files change of venue request

Attorney wants to move case out of Michigan

By Jermont Terry - Reporter , Amber Ainsworth

INGHAM COUNTY, Mich. - The attorney for Dr. Larry Nassar is claiming that the doctor will not get a fair trial in Michigan.

Nassar's case has garnered a large amount of media attention and buzz online. The former Michigan State University and U.S. Olympic doctor has plead guilty to child porn charges, and multiple sexual assault cases are currently playing out in Ingham County.

More than 100 women are suing Nassar. Many of the women claim they were assaulted by him while training for gymnastics.

Most recently, gold medal-winning Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney posted on Twitter that Nassar violated her.

Nassar's defense team wants his case moved out of Michigan to increase his chance of getting an unbiased jury, but prosecutors argue that its nothing more than a delay tactic.

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