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US: Kentucky woman sentenced to 12 years for biting and robbery

April 10, 2008

An HIV-positive woman who was originally charged with attempted murder for biting a shop assistant during a robbery, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to robbery and wanton endangerment. Story from the Associated Press, below. … More

US: Attempted murder charges dropped for HIV-positive Kentucky woman who bit shopkeeper during robbery

November 12, 2007

Interesting story about an HIV-positive woman who bit a shopkeeper during a robbery whilst declaring she had “AIDS”. Although she was initially charged by police with attempted murder, these charges were dropped during her arraignment. Interesting also that the journalist … More

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