Police arrest man suspected of intentionally giving woman HIV

Police arrest man suspected of intentionally giving woman HIV

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A man accused of intentionally giving a woman HIV was arrested Tuesday.

According to the arrest warrant, Damon Sims, 43, of Baton Rouge, knew he was HIV positive while he was having sex with a woman.

The Baton Rouge Police Department said the victim went with Sims to the hospital for an unknown illness and learned he was taking medicine for HIV.

According to the warrant, the woman later tested positive for HIV.

Sims was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on a charge of intentional exposure to AIDS.

No bond was set.

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