A Memphis, Tenn., dance coach has been arrested after police allege he had sex with a minor while knowingly having HIV.
John Conner III, 27, was arrested and charged with charged with criminal exposure to HIV, soliciting sexual exploitation of a minor and statutory rape by an authority figure.
WREG reports that last year Conner and the 16-year-old victim had unprotected sex, but Conner did not tell the victim he was HIV-positive.
The two had unprotected sex several times in the suspect’s car and also sent each other sexually suggestive texts and nude photos.
According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Conner was diagnosed with HIV in 2012.
Conner was arrested Friday and is being held on $100,000 bail. Police said that he is due in court on Monday.