Alleged victim count rising in sex abuse case against HIV-positive track coach

Alleged victim count rising in sex abuse case against HIV-positive track coach

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Alleged victim count rising in sex abuse case against HIV-positive track coach

CHARLES COUNTY, Md. – A former school aide and track coach accused of child sex crimes is now facing more charges involving more alleged victims.

A new indictment hit Carlos Bell with 206 counts on Monday. With it, the number of alleged victims climbs to 42.

Some children are as young as 11.

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Bell has admitted to being HIV positive, but according to prosecutors, none of the alleged victims has tested positive for HIV.

Bell was a school aide at Benjamin Stoddert Middle School and coached an indoor track team at La Plata High School.

He was arrested back in June and remains behind bars, pending trial.

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