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New indictment against Hilton principal includes 15 additional victims

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Created: June 21, 2021 05:10 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) —  More victims have come forward against Hilton Elementary School Principal Kirk Ashton.

A new indictment unsealed Monday includes 15 additional victims.

Ashton is facing 28 new criminal charges of sexual abuse, course of sexual conduct against a child, and endangering the welfare of a child.

Ashton is accused of abusing young boys when they were students at Northwood Elementary. He was arrested back in April.

The new charges allege incidents going back to 2012 and happening as recently as this March.

Ashton was arraigned Monday on the new charges.

He's due back in court in August.

Ashton has been on administrative leave since April 8 and is still behind bars.


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