Woman arrested for not disclosing HIV positive status

Woman arrested for not disclosing HIV positive status
Mallory L. Pickett (Source: LMDC)
Mallory L. Pickett (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Louisville Metro police have charged a woman with wanton endangerment for failing to tell her sexual partner that she is HIV positive.

Mallory L. Pickett, 27, of Louisville, was arrested Aug. 15 at an extended stay hotel in the 7100 block of Preston Highway.

According to LMPD, Pickett has known she was HIV positive for two years, but did not inform her partner of her status prior to having sex with him.

The victim said protection was not used during intercourse.

Pickett is being held at Louisville Metro Corrections. She was also wanted on a warrant from Clark County, Indiana.

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