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Chautauqua County Man Back In Court

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The man who knowingly infected women with HIV back in the 90s in Chautauqua County is back in court.

Nushawn Williams was convicted of statutory rape and reckless endangerment back in 1999. Prosecutors claim he infected at least a dozen women in Jamestown, New York with HIV.

He received a four to 12 year sentence, and was due to be released in 2010.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, then Attorney General, moved to block his release and placed him under civil confinement.

The state believes he is still a danger to the public.

Williams is now fighting his continued imprisonment. According to published reports, last month, William's attorney says new test show his client doesn't have HIV.
   

 

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