Verdict expected in HIV trial


Monday, November 8th 2004, 8:31 am
By: News On 6


OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ A judge in Olympia, Washington, is expected to announce his verdict Monday in the trial of a former Oklahoma man charged with intentionally exposing 17 women to HIV.

32-year-old Anthony -E- Whitfield is charged with 17 counts of first-degree assault with sexual motivation, witness tampering and violating a court protection order.

He could be sentenced from 137 to 182 years in prison if convicted on all counts.

Whitfield is from Lacey, Oklahoma, in northwest Kingfisher County