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Larry Nassar murder suspect says ex-doctor made lewd remark while watching Wimbledon, AP source says

WASHINGTON (AP) — A prisoner suspected of stabbing Larry Nassar at a Florida federal penitentiary says the disgraced former sports doctor provoked the attack by making a lewd comment as they watched a tennis match from Wimbledon on TV, a person familiar with the matter said. The Associated Press.


The inmate, identified as Shane McMillan, had previously been convicted of assaulting a corrections officer at a Louisiana federal penitentiary in 2006 and attempting to stab another inmate to death at Supermax federal prison in Florence, Colorado in 2011, according to court records.


McMillan attacked Nassar in his cell on Sunday with a makeshift weapon, stabbing him repeatedly in the neck, chest and back before four other inmates rushed in and pulled him away from Nassar, according to the person familiar with the matter.