Washington: A man living in Florida, America, despite being HIV positive, had a physical relationship with many women. This man intentionally did not inform any woman that he was suffering from AIDS. In this way, he continued to infect others. Now this person has got the punishment for his actions. The local court sentenced him to two years in prison.
Court considered serious offense
According to the report of ‘Daily Mail’, 27-year-old Gentry Burns, a resident of Florida, had sex with several women even knowing that he was HIV positive. Considering it a serious crime, a Florida court sentenced Burns to two years in prison. Burns ex-girlfriend was the first to disclose this act of his.
Ex-Girlfriend had filed a report
The matter came to light when an ex-girlfriend of Gentry Burns filed a police report that she was infected with HIV while dating in 2013. The victim then attempted to contact other women Gentry Burns was dating to warn her that Gentry was HIV positive. When the police investigated after the complaint of the ex-girlfriend, everything came to the fore.
Confirmation from Medical Record
Volusia County Sheriff’s Office filed a charge sheet in this case after investigation. Gentry Burns’ ex-girlfriend also told the police the names of the women Burns made HIV infected. Investigators confirmed through medical records that Burns was found to be HIV positive in January 2014. At the same time, three women came forward and testified that they were involved in sexual activity with Burns, without knowing that Burns was HIV positive at the time.
Police have this apprehension
According to the report, at least two women related to Burns have been found to be HIV infected. A woman became HIV positive in 2017 after dating Burns in 2016. Police say Gentry Burns had traveled to several other cities. Therefore, there is a possibility that he may have made relations with women from other places as well. Let us tell you that about 1.2 million people in America have HIV, of which about 13 percent do not know that they have the disease.