Former Kingsley Principal Accused of Sex Crimes Against Students Facing 5 New Felonies

A former Kingsley Middle School principal accused of sex crimes against students is facing even more charges.

More people have now come forward saying he sexually assaulted them.

Karl Hartman now faces 11 charges, including several sex crime charges.

Northern Michigan’s News Leader has been bringing you every update in this case since it first came to light in January.

Some of the alleged incidents happened more than 30 years ago, including one when Hartman was a first grade teacher with Kingsley schools.

The prosecution filed a motion Friday morning adding five new felonies to the case.

The prosecutor’s office says three new victims came forward in the case.

Hartman’s trial is scheduled to start July 29.