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Man gets 95 years in HIV sex assault case

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An Oak Cliff man who knowingly transmitted HIV to an underage girl will spend the next 95 years in jail.

Matthew Reese pleaded guilty to aggravated sexual assault of a child with a deadly weapon, aggravated sexual assault with serious bodily injury and sexual assault of a child on Monday.

On Wednesday Reese was sentenced to 20 years and 55 years for two of the charges. He got an additional 20 years in prison on Thursday because a third count was added to his sentence.

He was 30 when he had a seven month relationship with the 15-year-old girl. Reese had been aware of his HIV status since 2006.

When the victim took the stand during the trial she said he changed her life forever.

"I do blame him because he knew it. I feel like if he would have been upfront with me and told me I wouldn't have made that decision to actually be with him. I'm still young. I don't want to have to take medicine every day. If I forget I get paranoid," she said.

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