Updated at 4:44 p.m. ET
A former USA Gymnastics coach charged Thursday morning with two dozen criminal charges, died by suicide hours later, the Michigan state attorney general confirmed.
John Geddert, 63, was accused of human trafficking, forced labor and sexual misconduct, among other crimes.
In a statement Thursday, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said: "My office has been notified that the body of John Geddert was found late this afternoon after taking his own life. This is a tragic end to a tragic story for everyone involved."