Coming on 20/20: The Case of Philippe Padieu

For the first time in Texas history and only the third time nationally, DNA sequencing was used to convict a man who knowingly exposed sexual partners to HIV, infecting at least six women. A jury in Collin County, Texas, found Philippe Padieu, 53, guilty Wednesday on six counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Prosecutors told jurors in closing arguments that Padieu knew he was HIV-positive in the fall of 2005 but continued to have unprotected, "high-risk" sexual intercourse with...Full Story
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