Kellen Winslow Jr. stands accused of multiple counts of burglary, kidnapping, rape, assault--nine criminal charges in allwhich could put him away for life without parole.
Apparently, Winslow has made some pretty pathetic excuses to defend himself and the case seemed to be looking pretty bad for the former Pro Bowl tight end.
A recent report, however, indicates that the prosecution may have a tougher case than they thought. Many of the witnesses being called upon are struggling to pinpoint Winslow on the scene, or at least the man in the courtroom, who now looks very little like Winslow.
Multiple witnesses can't identify Kellen Winslow in court, which may have something to do with Kellen Winslow looking not much like Kellen Winslow https://t.co/bic7t8b0Nt— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) July 12, 2018
That's right: three of the anonymous witnesses brought forward against Winslow have not been able to identify him in court.
Part of the reason may lie in the fact that his appearance has totally changed. Compare the pictures below for reference.
Kellen Winslow Jr. looking decidedly different today in court, as victims laid out graphic details of being attacked. None could, however, identify in the courtroom the person who did it. A look at Winslow today, from his June arrest/court & in his playing days in recent years: pic.twitter.com/Y9rWbegl0l— Andrew Luria (@AndrewLuria) July 11, 2018
The over-the-top transformation certainly seems a little suspicious, and it may be proving very effective.
Is Kellen Winslow in some Talented Mr. Ripley remake in which he's becoming Adam Schefter? pic.twitter.com/Yxjy2QPagG— Kyle A. Koster (@KyleKoster) July 12, 2018
Jane Doe 3 said that a man had entered her property,
Two faces of former NFL player Kellen Winslow II as he is facing charges of kidnap, rape, burglary. Wrongly identified by Jane Doe #1 in court. She pointed to defense attorney as attacker. @10News 7:01p. pic.twitter.com/rMU9rZmk4H— Steve Fiorina (@10NewsFiorina) July 12, 2018
The court of public opinion may have already condemned him