[update]US: 23-year-old woman sentenced to 12 years for HIV non-disclosure

June 8, 2019

Source:  WTHI-TV, June 7th, 2019

Vigo County woman sentenced to 12 years for having sex with a minor and not telling him she has HIV 

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) – A judge sentenced a Vigo County woman to 12 and a half years in prison.

LX pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct with a minor and failure to warn of a communicable disease.

Under the plea agreement, another charge was dismissed.

Authorities said X told a 15-year-old boy she was HIV positive after the two had sex.

According to court documents, X’s sentencing includes time served.

The court also ordered purposeful incarceration.

That means her sentence could be altered if she completes a substance abuse treatment program.


 

Woman Who Allegedly Didn’t Tell 15 Year Old She Was HIV Positive Appears In Court

Vigo County, Ind (WIBQ) –  A woman accused of having intimate relations with a 15 year old was in court Monday.

21 year old, LX is facing several charges in this case, one of which is failure to warn that she is HIV positive.

X is currently being held on $20,000 bond.

In court her attorney asked for that bond amount to be reduced to $10,000 and in-home detention release.

The judge is considering the request.

X is scheduled to stand trial on Aug. 21.

Published in WIBQ on April 3, 2017

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HIV Positive Woman Accused Of Sex Crimes With Minor

Vigo County, Ind (WIBQ) –  A West Terre Haute woman made her first court appearance Monday on charges of sexual misconduct with a minor and failure to warn.

Court documents show that 21 year old LX carries the HIV virus.

Allegedly she had sexual relations with a 15 year old boy after she began dating the child’s father and then moved into their home.

It wasn’t until two days after their encounter that she told him of her HIV status.

In court, X’s bond was set a $20,000 with cash only.

Her trial is scheduled for August 21st.

Published in WIBQ on March 20, 2017