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Teen rape suspect surrenders to police, teen victim tested positive for HIV

Justin Posey (Source: BRPD) Justin Posey (Source: BRPD)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Authorities said the teen accused of raping a teen, who later tested positive for HIV, is now in police custody.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reported Justin Posey, 17, turned himself in Tuesday night.

According to the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison, Posey was booked on charges of first-degree rape, indecent behavior with a juvenile and armed robbery. No bond is set.

According to the arrest warrant, the 13-year-old girl was taken to a hospital in Lafayette on October 27 because she was having suicidal thoughts.

After the blood test returned positive for HIV, she reportedly told police Posey had raped her while she was at a relative's house in Baton Rouge. 

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