Five former wrestlers, including former UFC world champion Mark Coleman, said this week that Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Urbana, was aware of but did not respond to allegations of sexual misconduct by an Ohio State University team doctor in the 1990s while the lawmaker was an assistant wrestling coach, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Jordan worked at the university from 1986-94, overlapping with Dr. Richard Strauss, who worked as team physician, student services doctor, faculty member and professor emeritus from 1978-98. OSU is investigating the doctor, who killed himself at age 67 in 2005.
Jordan denies allegations that he knew Strauss was a sexual predator but failed to report the alleged abuse.
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