Tue, Mar 5, 2013
Hundreds of New York residents — and others across the country – may have been infected with HIV by a man who police believe has been on a ten-year mission to transmit the disease to as many people as he could. Today officials announced 8 charges of Criminal Transmission of HIV have been filed against Isaac Don Burks.
Police say Burks, 31, of West New York, knowingly spread the virus to a number of gay men in the New York area. Police say his potential victims could date back as far as 2003. Burks is described as a black male, six feet two inches tall, weighing 185 pounds. He is 31 years old with medium brown skin.
Burks’ mission to sicken his lovers likely stretched to other states including, Florida, Louisiana, Texas, California, Nevada and anyone he may have seduced via Adam4Adam.com, BGCLive.com, Grindr or the popular app Jackd as he did with four of the eight victims who came forward.
One person Burks allegedly infected has started a blog here detailing how he operates