Kellen Winslow Jr. on Monday pleaded guilty to raping an unconscious teen in 2003 and to sexual battery involving a 54-yr-outdated hitchhiker as aspect of a plea offer that held him from struggling with everyday living in jail.
As component of the offer, the San Diego County Excellent Court agreed to sentence him to 12-18 decades in prison and dismiss 6 other costs from him. Individuals include things like kidnapping, sodomy, pressured oral copulation and two rates of forcible rape.
In accordance to a report from ESPN, Winslow hesitated ahead of having the plea deal and requested the judge for extra time, moments prior to he was almost retried on the 6 dismissed costs.
“I’m sorry. I am just not considering very clearly,” Winslow informed the choose.
Winslow was discovered responsible on 3 expenses in June, including raping a homeless lady and two misdemeanors towards women. The choose presiding about his case requested a retrial on eight remaining charges when jurors became deadlocked. Underneath the plea deal Winslow took on Monday, the charge of rape from the 54-year-previous hitchhiker was decreased to sexual battery.
Winslow, 36, had five women take the witness stand to testify towards him in June. A few of the girls had been envisioned to testify once again experienced he not taken the plea offer.
Winslow performed for the Browns, Buccaneers, Patriots and Jets in an NFL vocation that finished right after his 2013 suspension with the Jets for violating the league’s coverage on efficiency enhancers. He is the son of Chargers Hall of Fame receiver Kellen Winslow, who was in the courtroom by way of his son’s demo in June and on Monday.