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HIV positive inmate indicted for raping cellmates

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An inmate at Lebanon Correctional Institution has been indicted on rape charges while being HIV positive.

Authorities say that Jose Velez, 42, forced two different cellmates to engage in sexual conduct with him. Officers say that both incidences occurred in September of 2013.

Authorities say that Velez is HIV positive. 

Velez was indicted on Monday morning. 

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