Last weekend former Wisconsin receiver Kraig Appleton was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of an Illinois woman.

Appleton was a member of the Wisconsin Badgers football team from 2009 to 2010.  He is accused of shooting 41-year-old Kellie Ferrell on April 20.

Ferrell was shot in the abdomen and later died at the hospital.  No motive for the shooting has been released at this time.

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