Man infects girlfriend with HIV

By: Tom Campbell
By: Tom Campbell

March 21, 2008

SPARTANBURG, S.C.---A Spartanburg man has been arrested for infecting his pregnant girlfriend with HIV.

Police said Gregory Martinez didn't tell his girlfriend he had HIV. She discovered she had the virus during a prenatal checkup. The woman is 23 weeks pregnant with twins. She now lives in Florida.

Martinez was in jail Friday and could face up to ten years in prison or a fine if he's found guilty.

Police say they are not sure if the twins have contracted the virus.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.


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