Cases

The latest cases curated for the HIV Justice Network from global news reports.  Older cases from the Criminal HIV Transmission blog are also included.

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US: Woman living with HIV in Iowa charged with “possibly” transmitting HIV to another woman during a fight

Suspect charged with possibly passing HIV on to victim
February 10, 2017

US: Suspended sentence for Missouri man accused of biting police officers

Probation granted in HIV biting case
November 28, 2016

US: Florida man sentenced to jail for biting police officer

HIV–positive Palm Beach man who bit PBSO deputy sentenced to jail
November 3, 2016

Northern Ireland: HIV positive woman sentenced to 5 months in custody for biting police officer

HIV positive woman bit a police officer in hospital
September 1, 2016

USA: Man charged with attempted murder in Maryland for biting policeman during a struggle

Police: Man charged with attempted murder for biting officer in Severn
August 30, 2016

USA: Kentucky HIV positive man faces charges of wanton endangerment and assault for biting corrections officer

Nicholasville Man Accused Of Biting Corrections Officer
August 23, 2016

USA: Memphis woman faces charges of criminal exposure to HIV after allegedly biting police officer

Memphis woman with HIV bites police officer after being pulled over for driving with expired license plates
August 5, 2016

Canada: Ontario man sentenced to 18 months for biting police officers and causing “psychological trauma”, despite being HIV negative

Man admits assaulting police, precipitated HIV scare
May 27, 2016

US: North Miami man arrested for biting is facing charges of aggravated battery and alleged criminal transmission of HIV

North Miami man grabs father’s testicles, bites him during dispute, police say
April 27, 2016

US: Pennsylvania man sentenced to prison for biting security guard, judge considered bite an HIV ‘exposure’ risk

Shoplifter with HIV sentenced for assault
April 22, 2016
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