From the AIDS hopefully.... Ex-college wrestler guilty of infecting, exposing gay sex partners to HIV at Missouri university BY Jason Molinet NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Friday, May 15, 2015, 12:05 AM Instagram Michael L. Johnson, here in an Instragram photo, faces life in prison after a St. Charles County, Mo. jury found him guilty on five of six counts Thursday. A 23-year-old former college wrestler known as "Tiger Mandingo" in online circles was found guilty of infecting one gay sex partner with HIV while attempting to expose four others to the virus. Michael L. Johnson faces life in prison after a St. Charles County, Mo. jury found him guilty on five of six counts Thursday, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. Assistant Prosecutor Phil Groenweghe told jurors in closing arguments that Johnson continued to have sex with multiple men in his Lindenwood University dorm room, even after testing HIV positive in December 2011. "What we have here is a perfect storm of malice," Groenweghe told jurors. Johnson told two of his sex partners that he was disease-free when asked, according to Groenweghe. Instagram Michael L. Johnson. Johnson, a 23-year-old former Lindenwood University wrestler, was a champion at the high school and JUCO levels. "He lied," Groenweghe said. Police confiscated his laptop and found 32 videos of him having unprotected sex, often in his dorm room at the Presbyterian college, the Post-Dispatch reported. Johnson was a state wrestling champion from Indianapolis before capturing the 2012 National Junior College championship at Lincoln College in Illinois. Then he transferred to NCAA Division II Lindenwood. The prosecutor argued that Johnson recklessly exposed his partners to HIV, even after telling a nurse and a state disease prevention specialist testified that he wasn't sexually active during several follow-up visits in the 10 months after being diagnosed with HIV, a precursor for AIDS, at a campus clinic in January 2013. St. Charles Police Dept. Michael Johnson, a former Lindenwood University student, was found guilty of exposing partners to HIV. "I was scared and confused," Johnson testified. "I didn't have any knowledge of HIV. I knew it was an STD, that's all." Johnson was also diagnosed with other sexually transmitted diseases such as gonorrhea. But the prosecution showed evidence that Johnson tested positive for HIV two years earlier in Indiana, the Post-Dispatch reported. "It was new to me, and I didn't know how to tell people," Johnson said in a taped interview that was played in court. KMOV The former Lindenwood University wrestler allegedly met sex partners through social media and reportedly had sex in his dorm room.