January 21, 2011
HIV-Positive Airman in Kansas Sentenced to 8 Years
Tech Sergeant David Gutierrez, an HIV-positive airman at
McConnell Air Force Base in Kansas, was found guilty and sentenced to eight
years in military prison, The Associated Press (AP) reports. Gutierrez was
accused of having unprotected sex with multiple partners without telling them
he was HIV positive. A court martial convicted him on seven counts of
aggravated assault and violating his commander’s order to notify sexual partners
about his HIV status and to use condoms. Gutierrez was also convicted of
indecent acts for having sex in front of others and eight counts of adultery. He
originally faced 53 years in prison.
To read the AP article, click here.
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