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Sunday, July 22, 2018

Brandon Browner faces life in prison after attempted murder charge

Brandon Browner

Former NFL player Brandon Browner is facing life in prison after being charged with attempted murder in a case involving his ex-girlfriend.

Browner was arrested on Sunday after allegedly breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment in La Verne, Calif. and beating her up. He allegedly “chased the victim, dragged her and then smothered her in a carpet.” He also stole a Rolex before fleeing, though he did get arrested.

Browner is being charged with one count of attempted murder, first-degree residential robbery, first-degree burglary, person present, and false imprisonment, according to TMZ Sports. He also faces two misdemeanor counts of cruelty to a child.

Browner, 33, played in the NFL from 2011-2015. He was a member of the Seattle Seahawks for three seasons, including 2011 when he had six interceptions and was a key member of the “Legion of Boom.”

Browner was arrested last year for allegedly making criminal threats against a woman. He was arrested a month later for cocaine. He failed multiple PED tests during his playing career.

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