HIV-positive man pleads guilty to raping 6-year-old boy
CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa- A Harrisburg man accused of raping a 6-year-old boy plead guilty in court on Tuesday to charges of rape of a child and other related offenses.
Ira Task, 62, arranged the rape through 19-year-old William Byers-Augusta, of North Middleton Township. Byers-Augusta is also charged with child rape and creation of child porn after he live streamed video on the internet of his own sexual abuse of the victim.
Court documents state the rape occurred on April 20, 2015, at a Task’s home on North 2nd Street in Harrisburg.
Text messages on Byers phone showed that he had planned and delivered the victim to Task at his home.
Police say the video shows Task drugging the child with an inhalant, both men abusing him, and then Task raping him.
Task admitted to raping the boy and also admitted to knowing he was HIV-positive when he raped the boy.