US: 29-year-old man on treatment charged with alleged HIV-exposure in Tennessee

September 25, 2019

Source WKRN, September 24, 2019

Nashville man charged with knowingly exposing pregnant woman to HIV

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A 29-year-old man has been arrested on a felony charge more than four years after he’s accused of exposing a woman to HIV.

According to an arrest warrant, the woman became pregnant with BR’s child in 2015. A few months later, police said the victim discovered a pill bottle and prescription bag for ATRIPLA, an HIV treatment, with BR’s name on it.

The victim confronted the father of her child and told officers that he admitted he was HIV-positive and knew that prior to their relationship, but failed to disclose it to her.

BR was booked into the Metro jail Monday morning on a charge of criminal exposure of another to HIV. While his bond on the charge was set at $7,500, court records showed he remained jailed Tuesday morning on an “immigration hold.”