HIV-positive prostitute sentenced in case involving former Indiana mayor
BATESVILLE, Ind. (WISH) — A male prostitute who was accused of not disclosing his HIV-positive status to the mayor of Batesville has been sentenced in the case.
RW received 908 days of probation. He pleaded guilty to failure to disclose his HIV-positive status, prostitution and intimidation on Friday.
Indiana State Police said then-Batesville mayor RF paid RW for sex last June. ISP also said RW had threatened to go public unless RF paid him off.
Both men were arrested, with RF being charged for patronizing a prostitute. He has a bench trial scheduled on March 16.
RF resigned following the arrest.