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Prosecutor: Kellen Winslow Jr. Threatened To Murder Women After He Raped Them

Kellen Winslow Jr., center, leaves his arraignment Friday.
Photo: Hayne Palmour (Pool photo via AP)

Kellen Winslow Jr. was arraigned today in a San Diego court on a list of charges that included forcible rape, sodomy by use of force, and kidnapping. Court documents and a prosecutor also provided more details about what the former NFL tight end is accused of doing to multiple women.

According to court records obtained by KFMB-TV in San Diego, Winslow is charged with kidnapping and forcibly raping a 54-year-old woman on March 17 of this year. He is charged with kidnapping, forcibly raping, and sodomizing a 59-year-old woman about two months later, on May 13, according to those documents. Winslow is charged with nine counts, which also include burglary, oral copulation, and indecent exposure.


TMZ was at the arraignment hearing today and, according to its report, a prosecutor went into more detail about what they believe happened. Per TMZ, a prosecutor said that twice, once in March and again in May, Winslow picked up transient women who were hitchhiking. In a clip from the hearing, a prosecutor can be heard saying that both women were threatened by Winslow with murder if they said anything.

The prosecutor also describes what happened in May when Winslow walked up to a 55-year-old woman who was gardening. The two briefly talked and, according to the prosecutor, when she walked away, the woman felt as if Winslow was following her. She then saw him two feet behind her “with his erect penis exposed,” the prosecutor says. The woman screamed “no, no, no” ran inside her home, and told her husband, then called 911, the prosecutor says. Near the end of the clip, the prosecutor also goes over the reports of Winslow appearing at the mobile homes of two women, one in her 70s, another in her 80s, he didn’t know.


The full clip posted by TMZ is below:


Winslow entered a plea of not guilty, according to KGTV, and is being held without bail. His spokesperson did not reply to a recent request for comment from them, KGTV reported.

The court documents, as obtained by KFMB-TV, are below.

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