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Kansas investigating massage therapist for female athletes


LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Lawrence man recently charged with a child sex crime provided massage services to some University of Kansas women's athletic teams since 2015, the school's chancellor and athletics director said Thursday.

Chancellor Doug Girard and Athletic Director Jeff Long said in a statement that they were "deeply troubled" by initial findings of an internal inquiry into massage therapist Shawn O'Brien, 48.

O'Brien was charged Feb. 21 with one count of indecent liberties with a child connected to incidents that allegedly happened seven or eight years ago with one girl. O'Brien'...

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