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Documents related to Larry Nassar investigation will not be released

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Michigan State University says it will not release thousands of documents related to its investigation of convicted sex abuser Larry Nassar. 

State Attorney General Dana Nessel set Friday as a deadline for MSU to release about 6-thousand documents related to the school’s investigation of Larry Nassar, so her office could conclude its own investigation.

In a statement, Nessel said the AG’s office has exhausted every legal mechanism available to secure the documents. 

Democratic State Representative Julie Brixie of Michigan’s 69th District, which includes East Lansing, says she’s disappointed by the decision from the MSU Board of Trustees. 

“Stonewalling the impartial investigation is not going to restore the public's trust in the university,” said Brixie.

Board of Trustees Chair Dianne Byrum said in an email the decision was made to maintain attorney-client privilege.