department in Clayton County, Ga., has charged an
Emory School of Medicine doctor with a felony for not
revealing his HIV-positive status to a
16-year-old boy who says he had sex with the
47, a resident at Emory School of Medicine and an
emergency room doctor at Grady Memorial Hospital, was
arrested November 2 for soliciting sex from another
teenage boy. He was released on $50,000 bond but was
arrested again Wednesday at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta
International Airport. At the time he had an airplane ticket
That arrest was
for battery charges in DeKalb County, in a case of road
rage against a woman.
Stephen Emmet said the bureau has joined a probe by Clayton
and Coweta counties into Lebowitz's past. He said federal
charges are possible against the doctor, but declined
to say for what.
assistant district attorney Ray Mayer said Thursday that
federal agents are considering charging Lebowitz with the
possession of child pornography.
sherriff Victor Hill says the case remains under
Emory has placed
Lebowitz on leave pending an investigation. Lebowitz
lives in Decatur, just east of Atlanta. (AP)