Richard Thomas was not aware his victim even had the disease.
A convicted rapist collapsed after police told him he may have contracted HIV from the woman he assaulted.
The BBC reports that Richard Thomas, 27, was sentenced last week to five years and four months for raping a woman while she slept. He pleaded guilty to the crime in Liverpool Crown Court on July 20.
Thomas will find out from test results later this week whether he’s contracted the disease.
Thomas “let himself into her home uninvited in the middle of the night and she awoke to find him raping her from behind,” the Telegraph reports.
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