HIV data leak: Mikhy Farrera Brochez traced to Kentucky where he says he's jobless and homeless

Mikhy Farrera Brochez's address in Kentucky court documents led to this house in the city of Lexington. He was not there when The Straits Times visited twice on Jan 31, 2019.
Mikhy Farrera Brochez's address in Kentucky court documents led to this house in the city of Lexington. He was not there when The Straits Times visited twice on Jan 31, 2019. ST PHOTO: NIRMAL GHOSH
Front door of the house listed as Mikhy Farrera Brochez's address in Lexington, Kentucky.
Front door of the house listed as Mikhy Farrera Brochez's address in Lexington, Kentucky.PHOTO: CLARY ESTES FOR THE STRAITS TIMES
The house of Mikhy Farrera Brochez' mother. In December, he was arrested for trespassing there.
The house of Mikhy Farrera Brochez' mother. In December, he was arrested for trespassing there.PHOTO: CLARY ESTES FOR THE STRAITS TIMES
The Clark County courthouse (left) in downtown Winchester, Kentucky, where Brochez was charged.
The Clark County courthouse (left) in downtown Winchester, Kentucky, where Brochez was charged.PHOTO: CLARY ESTES FOR THE STRAITS TIMES.

LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY - The American at the centre of the data leak from Singapore's HIV registry has been traced to the city of Lexington in the southern American state of Kentucky, where the 34-year-old says he is currently homeless and jobless.

Speaking with The Straits Times over the phone on Thursday afternoon (Jan 31), US time, Mikhy Farrera Brochez protested his innocence, saying recent reports about him were "terribly nasty and inaccurate".

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