A decide declared a mistrial on a further eight expenses for convicted former first-round NFL draft choose Kellen Winslow Jr., after a California jury was unable to interrupt a impasse.
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The San Diego County Superior Courtroom jury on Monday discovered the son of a Corridor of Famer responsible of an assault final yr on a 58-year-old homeless girl in his picturesque seashore neighborhood of Encinitas, north of San Diego.
The jury additionally discovered the 35-year-old former tight finish responsible of indecent publicity and lewd conduct involving two different ladies, however jurors discovered him not responsible of 1 rely of a lewd act.
Winslow at present faces as much as 9 years in jail. Conviction on all expenses might have meant a life sentence.
Prosecutors didn’t instantly say whether or not they would retry the costs that resulted in a mistrial.
The decide earlier denied a protection movement to dismiss the undecided expenses involving the alleged rapes of a 54-year-old hitchhiker and an unconscious teen.
The jury advised the courtroom Monday it was deadlocked on the opposite expenses however the decide had ordered them to renew deliberations on Tuesday.
All 5 ladies testified throughout the nine-day trial. Winslow, who performed for Cleveland, Tampa Bay, New England and the New York Jets, didn’t take the stand.
Protection attorneys identified inconsistencies within the accusers’ testimonies and argued the ladies invented the allegations to prey on the wealth of Winslow, who reportedly earned over $40 million throughout his 10 seasons with the NFL.
The 5 ladies testified that they didn’t know Winslow was well-known once they met him.
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Prosecutors mentioned the son of Corridor of Famer Kellen Winslow felt empowered by his fame to abuse essentially the most weak.
Prosecutor Dan Owens advised the jury of eight males and 4 ladies that Winslow is a “wolf in sheep’s clothes.”
The Related Press contributed to this report.