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Tiger Mandingo AKA Michael L Johnson Sentenced To At Least 30 Years In HIV Case

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Twenty-three-year-old Michael L Johnson faced felony HIV exposure charges and was also accused of knowingly exposing four others to the virus that causes AIDS over nearly 10 months after being diagnosed as HIV positive in January 2013. He pleaded not guilty, although two of his sexual partners testified in court that Johnson told them he did not have any sexually transmitted diseases at the time of the encounters. Fusion reported that a judge will determine whether some of Johnson’s sentences can be served cumulatively, potentially cutting his total prison term down to 30 years. HIV activists reacted with anger and dismay to the sentencing, saying the laws in Missouri and more than 30 other states criminalise a medical condition, and that they will not kerb the spread of the virus. Former wrestler may face 60-year jail sentence for 'recklessly' transmitting HIV - Former wrestler could be jailed for life for 'recklessly' transmitting HIV - Former college wrestler found guilty of transferring HIV to gay partners - Ex-college wrestler gets 60-year sentence for infecting, exposing gay sex partners to HIV at Missouri university - Jury recommends 30-year sentence in St. Charles HIV sex case The encounters occurred in Johnson’s dorm room and other campus housing at Lindenwood University, a private school in the St Louis suburb of St Charles. Johnson, who was a champion wrestler on the college team, used the name ‘Tiger Mandingo’ in his online dating profile and had filmed himself having unsafe sex with his partners. Missouri police found 32 video clips on his laptop showing him having unprotected sex with his partners, the site reported. “He didn’t just fail to disclose. When he was specifically asked if he was clean ... he lied,” prosecutor Philip Groenweghe told jurors during the trial.