POSTED: Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 1:30pm
UPDATED: Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 2:35pm
LAFAYETTE, LA (NBC33) — A 29-year-old Carencro man has been indicted for allegedly raping a child and knowingly exposing him to the AIDS virus.
Conwell Cormier was arrested on April 1 after a three-month investigation. Cormier had raped a 7-year-old boy; the incident was initially reported in December 2012.
While in custody, Cormier admitted to detectives that he was positive for the AIDS virus; authorities confirmed this statement.
A Lafayette Parish grand jury indicted Cormier on Aggravated Rape and Intentional Exposure to the AIDS Virus.
Cormier is being held in the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center on a $1 million bond.