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Police arrest former UW Badger on suspicion of double homicide

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UPDATE (WKOW) -- A former UW-Madison football player has been arrested in connection to Monday's double homicide in Janesville.

Marcus Randle-El, 33, was taken into custody on Saturday after he turned himself into the Chicago Police Department around 3 p.m, according to police.

Randle-El is facing charges of two counts of first-degree intentional homicide.

Janesville Police made this announcement at a Saturday evening news conference.


According to Illinois Department of Corrections, Randle El had previously served time for an armed home invasion in 2016. He was sentenced to six years for that charge in Cook County and released on parole in late 2018.

Randle El was a receiver for the Badgers football team in the mid 2000s. He's the younger brother of Antwaan Randle El, who had a career in the NFL as a player and coach.

Marcus Randle El's UW career came to an end in 2007, after he was sidelined with a knee injury the previous season.

While at Wisconsin, Randle El was found guilty of a battery charge for an incident in a campus dorm in 2005, then disorderly conduct connected to a fight at the Mifflin Street Block Party. He was suspended from the team.

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JANESVILLE (WKOW) -- A news conference will be held on Saturday to give an update on the double homicide that happened in Janesville on Monday, Feb. 10.

Janesville Police Department will provide the update at 6:00 p.m. on the Monday morning homicides.

Police have confirmed they have arrested someone in connection to the homicides.

At a Monday news conference, Police Chief David Moore said the two women were both alive at 3:17 a.m. when officers arrived on the scene, however, they both died after being brought to Mercy Hospital. Investigators believe Seairaha Winchester and Brittany McAdory were shot to death.

On Wednesday, the Janesville Police Department announced they had a suspect but had not made an arrest yet.

WQOW Staff

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