Former Badgers football player charged in shooting death

A former Badgers football player is facing charges in the shooting death of a 41-year-old woman.
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EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. — A former Badgers football player is facing charges in the shooting death of a 41-year-old woman.

CBS station KMOV4 in St. Louis originally reported Kraig Appleton was being charged with first-degree murder.

Police in East St. Louis allege Appleton shot Kelli Farrell in the stomach on April 20.

The 29-year-old is being held at the St. Clair County Jail on a $1 million bond. Appleton started his collegiate football career with the Badgers in 2009.