JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — A former College of Wisconsin soccer extensive receiver was convicted of two counts of first diploma murder and different costs Tuesday within the February 2020 taking pictures deaths of two ladies.
Jurors deliberated about two hours earlier than discovering Marcus Randle El responsible within the slayings of 27-year-old Brittany McAdory and 30-year-old Seairaha Winchester.
Randle El, who was a large receiver for the Wisconsin Badgers from 2004 to 2007, additionally was convicted of being a felon in possession of a firearm and one rely of working a automobile with out consent whereas possessing a weapon.
Prosecutors argued Randle El suspected Winchester was informing police of his drug dealing and that he killed McAdory to remove her as a witness.
Investigators mentioned that whereas they didn’t have a homicide weapon immediately linking Randle El to the slayings, surveillance footage and textual content messages tied him to the crimes.
The protection argued the state didn’t meet its burden of proof and referred to as simply two witnesses. Randle El declined to testify in his personal protection.
The defendant’s brother, former Pittsburgh Steeler extensive receiver Antwaan Randle El, wore a pained look on his face because the Rock County jury returned the decision.
Sentencing has been scheduled for Might 3.