Brandon Browner sentenced to 8 years in prison for attempted murder

Brandon Browner sentenced to 8 years in prison for attempted murder

Browner was arrested within hours of the incident in La Verne, which is about 30 miles east of Los Angeles.

Browner, 34, pleaded no contest to one count of attempted murder, as well as two counts of willful child endangerment, according to the report.

Browner had been charged with breaking into his ex-girlfriend's California apartment in July and attacking her before stealing her watch and fleeing. Along with his prison term, a judge issued a 10-year protective stay-away order for the victims.

According to reports, Browner was sentenced to 8 years behind bars after being found guilty for attempted murder after pleading no contest. The site reported that in exchange for the pleas the robbery, burglary and false imprisonment charges were dropped. He was initially facing life in prison.

According to police, Browner broke into an ex-girlfriend's home through a locked window. The former Super Bowl champion has also been arrested for child endangerment as well as possession of cocaine in the past two years.

Browner is a former NFL cornerback who last played in the league in 2016 with the Seattle Seahawks. Browner had previously been arrested in May for domestic violence.

Browner signed with the Seahawks before the 2011 season and he was with the team for the Super Bowl in 2013 before being signed to the New England Patriots in March of 2014.

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