More claims against William Pickerel

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- More people filed claims against a former Kennewick teacher and convicted sex offender.

13 former students now say they were sexually abused by William Pickerel. Their claims total over $50,000,000 against the Kennewick School District.

Pickerel was a well-known teacher at Kennewick High, and even had a wing named after him. He was recently released after serving a prison term. A lawsuit against the district is expected to be filed soon.