Midland Man Arrested, Accused of Intentionally Infecting Former Girlfriend With HIV

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A 35-year-old Midland man was arrested after his former girlfriend claimed he intentionally infected her with HIV.

Midland County Sheriff's Deputies arrested Derik Nhekairo on Thursday.

He's charged with a second-degree felony of aggravated assault resulting in serious bodily injury.

The Sheriff's Office was unable to confirm if the arrest was related to his ex-girlfriend's claims.

The woman filed the complaint back in 2011.