A 33-year-old man is under investigation for allegedly sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl, and the teen told authorities that she contracted HIV from the man.
KMOV-TV reports that the suspect had a previous conviction as a sex offender. Formal charges have not been filed in the latest case.
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Ferguson officer Tim Zoll says the investigation began late last year after authorities were contacted by the girl’s family. Authorities have not yet confirmed whether the suspect is HIV-positive.