July 18, 2011
Springfield, Ohio (The Weekly Vice) - Matthew Eugene Atha, a 43-year-old eye doctor in Ohio was jailed Friday after he allegedly raped an 11-year-old girl while he was HIV positive.
According to police, an investigation was launched after an 11-year-old girl came forward to say she had been raped by Atha and that she had been forced to perform sex acts on him for the past two years.
Investigators arrested Atha after finding semen in the girl's bed sheets back in April that reportedly matched his DNA.
Investigators also discovered during the investigation that Atha is HIV positive.
Atha was booked into the Clark County Jail on two counts of rape and felonious assault. Atha now faces up to 8 years in jail and a $15,000 fine.
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Posted by Danny Vice at 8:35:00 PM
Matthew Atha - Doctor - Charged With Repeatedly Raping 11-Year-Old Girl While Infected With HIV