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Md. coach abused 5 more victims after police investigation began

26 October 2017

An inquiry of Bell's work PC didn't uncover anything suspicious, yet police said a pursuit of Bell's home PC and electronic gadgets turned up tyke explicit entertainment, as per FOX5.

A 206-count indictment returned against 30-year-old Carlos Deangelo Bell on October 20 lists a total of 42 victims ranging in age from 11 to 17 years old. He later worked as an instructional assistant at Benjamin Stoddert Middle School and as a track coach at Maurice J. McDonough High School.

Bell is accused of recording some assaults on his cellphone over a almost two-year period between May 2015 and June 2017.

The number of victims believed to have been abused by a track coach and school aide in Maryland has nearly doubled: A 206-count indictment made public this week accuses 30-year-old Carlos Deangelo Bell of abusing 42 boys between May 2015 and June 2017, Fox reports.

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Bell's original charges were for assaulting at least seven boys, mostly middle school age.

Several incidents allegedly took place on school grounds.

The indictment covers conduct that spanned from May 2015 to June 2017, and the alleged victims range from 11 to 17 years old, the state's attorney said.

In addition to sexual abuse, he faces charges of various sex offenses, assault, child pornography, child exploitation, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and distribution of marijuana, among others.

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At this time, the State is not aware of any alleged victim having tested positive for human immunodeficiency virus.

"To our parents and our community, who put their faith and trust in us to safeguard their children, I apologize on behalf of Charles County Public Schools".

Bell's trial date has been set for January 8, 2018.

In open Court today, Bell was served with this latest indictment and served with the State's notice that, if he is convicted of certain crimes alleged in the indictment, the State will be seeking a life sentence. The State's Attorney's Office strongly encourages parents/guardians to speak with any child that may have had contact with Carlos Bell and immediately report any relevant information to the Sheriff's Office.

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Md. coach abused 5 more victims after police investigation began