Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II, sentenced to 14 years in prison for multiple rapes

ANDl Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II was sentenced to 14 years in prison for multiple rapes and other sex crimes against five women in Southern California.

Winslow appeared by videoconference at the San Diego Superior Court hearing in Vista, California to hear the sentence. Judge Blaine Bowman said that Winslow it can only be qualified with “two words: sexual predator”. Bowman said Winslow selected women who were vulnerable due to their age or living situation with the idea that “hopefully he would get away with it.” The authorities were even able to prove that Winslow II had abused a woman who lived on the street.

He played for the Patriots and the Buccaneers

He was selected by the Cleveland Browns in 2004 and spent four seasons with the team, being selected to the Pro Bowl in 2007. He also played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New England Patriots and New York Jets. His last season in the NFL was in 2013.

Winslow continued to attack women even after his first arrest. The 14-year sentence was the maximum allowed under a plea deal. Winslow was convicted of forcible rape, rape of an unconscious person, assault with intent to commit rape, indecent exposure and lewd conduct in public.

Winslow’s attorney, Marc Carlos, said his client suffered head trauma from the many blows to the head he sustained while playing soccer and suggested that’s why he “derailed” from a star athlete to a sexual predator. convicted.

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