PENSACOLA (CBSMiami/AP) – A Florida man who knowingly spread HIV to multiple people was sentenced to 10 years behind bars.
The Pensacola News Journal reports that Rasheem Ikey Bodiford, 27, was sentenced Friday.READ MORE: Situation At Matheson Hammock Park In Miami-Dade Heats Up
He was previously convicted of having sex with another person without notifying them that he had HIV, the virus that leads to AIDS.
Prosecutors say Bodiford had sex with two women from September 2016 to October 2017 and lied about his condition.READ MORE: FEMA-Funded South Florida Sites To Administer First Doses Of Pfizer Vaccines
One woman told Escambia County deputies in 2017 that she had tested positive for HIV and her last sexual partner had been Bodiford. She said she had seen Bodiford in possession of HIV medication, and he told her he was selling it for his uncle.
Bodiford later told investigators that he had known he was HIV positive since September 2016.MORE NEWS: CVS, NAACP Team Up To Get COVID Vaccines To People Of Color In South Florida
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