VISTA, California (AP) — Kellen Winslow Jr., the child of an ace football star who himself earned over $40 million out of damage tormented NFL profession, “took what he needed,” including assaulting a 54-year-old drifter and a 59-year-old vagrant, investigators said Monday.
Meanwhile safeguard attorneys contended the sex was consensual and asked legal hearers not to pass judgment on the wedded dad for his “deceiving ways.”
Winslow, 35, did not demonstrate any feeling amid opening explanations at his preliminary in Southern California as his dad, a previous star with the San Diego Chargers, sat behind him in the court. The senior Winslow did not respond as the allegations were discussed.
The more youthful Winslow additionally is accused of assaulting a 17-year-old young lady when he was in college.
“Mr. Winslow, the respondent for this situation, has been given much yet it was insufficient,” investigator Dan Owens told the jury. “He took what he wanted.”
Winslow has argued not blameworthy to 12 includes and could confront life in jail if convicted.
His lawyer, Brian Watkins, encouraged attendants not to be influenced by popular assessment and to take a gander at the proof or “absence of it.”
Winslow has never concealed that he had consensual sexual relations with the ladies, the legal advisor said. He likewise questioned the arraignment’s record that the ladies did not realize Winslow was a previous football player.
Winslow has carried on with an “unprecedented life” that has been troublesome, Watkins told legal hearers. “When you’re in the spotlight individuals need things from you,” he said.
Winslow was captured in 2018 after experts said they discovered proof connecting him to two break-ins at the home of a 71-year-elderly person and a 86-year-elderly person a few days after the fact in the California shoreline town of Encinitas, the place where he grew up north of San Diego. Those charges were rejected by a judge at a primer hearing last July.
After posting safeguard, Winslow was captured again on charges of assaulting the two women.
The 54-year-old was catching a ride on Walk 17 when Winslow offered her a ride, investigators stated, and after that assaulted her in a parking garage behind a strip mall. Investigators state he took steps to murder her on the off chance that she said anything.
“She was too frightened to even consider screaming,” Owens told jurors.
She announced the occurrence four days after the fact however would not be analyzed. Rather, she gave experts the blood-recolored pants she said she had been wearing. Owens said DNA tests discovered hints of Winslow’s semen.
Winslow later become a close acquaintence with a 59-year-old vagrant who said he sodomized her in May 2018, Owens said.
Watkins said Winslow was over and again unfaithful to his better half, however the sex was consensual. He asked hearers not to pass judgment on his cheating.
“It’s off-base. It’s improper, yet it isn’t illicit,” Watkins said.
Watkins fought the ladies were attempting to go after Winslow in the midst of news inclusion of the assault claims and that their records and depictions have been inconsistent.
The spouse of a Marine announced being assaulted by Winslow when she was a 17-year-old secondary school senior in 2003. She said she met him when he was home for the late spring from the College of Miami.
While Winslow was out on $2 million safeguard, he was captured again for prurient lead following a 77-year-elderly person at an exercise center said he presented himself to her on two events and jerked off beside her in a hot tub in February. He has been imprisoned since without bail.
Drafted No. 6 by and large in 2004 by Cleveland, Winslow broke his correct leg in his newbie season at that point supported genuine right knee damage in a bike mishap that offseason.
He played for Cleveland, Tampa Straight, New Britain and the New York Planes. His vocation finished after he was suspended in 2013 while with the Planes for abusing the group’s exhibition upgrading drug policy.