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Passport taken from Kathie Klages in court on Friday

Posted at 3:45 PM, Sep 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-09 23:16:36-04

Kathie Klages, a former Michigan State University gymnastics coach, had her passport taken from her in a preliminary hearing on Friday.

Klages is charged with one felony count and one misdemeanor count of lying to a peace officer.

Klages is accused of lying to investigators about allegations against Larry Nassar. She faces up to four years in prison if convicted.

She faced Judge Buchanan on Friday at District Court 54A in Lansing.

Klages was present in the courtroom, alongside her attorney, Takura Nyamfukudza. Neither offered any comment on Friday.

The next hearing is scheduled for September 27 at noon.