Police Investigate Criminal HIV Transmission

(Peoria, IL) — Peoria police are looking into whether a Peoria woman contracted HIV from a man who knew he had the disease when they had consensual sex over the weekend. Police say the woman got a call from someone who said she was the girlfriend of the woman’s sex partner and who said the man was HIV positive and knew it. The woman’s medical tests have yet to definitively confirm that she has HIV and no charges have yet been filed.