Warrant out for wrestler Gagne's granddaughter in sex crime
Gail Gagne boasts a wrestler's pedigree, but an arrest warrant with her name on it suggests she may have spent too much time in the Cretin-Derham Hall gym with a work study student: She's charged with two counts of third-degree criminal-sexual conduct with the student.
Verne Gage in his glory days
The complaint alleges that Gail Gagne engaged in unlawful sex with the student in the summer of 2008 at her Bloomington home and at a hotel near the Mall of America. At the time, she was 25 years old and working as the school's weight-room supervisor. He was 16 years old.
The Star Tribune reported that Gagne is in Chicago, and not in custody. Her lawyer said she will plead not guilty.
Gail Gagne is the daughter of pro wrestler Greg Gagne. She's also the granddaughter of Verne Gagne, a pro wrestler now in the grips of Alzheimers Disease in the memory-loss unit of Friendship Village in Bloomington. In January, he and Helmut Gutmann, another patient at the facility, were involved in an altercation that ended in Guttman's death in February. Police said Gagne threw Gutmann, to the floor.