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Police extradite suspect in killing of Texas State student-athlete

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Police have extradited a suspect in the killing of a Texas State student-athlete to Hays County from Travis County following a Feb. 25 arrest. 
Christopher Lee Williams Jr., 19, was booked into the Hays County Jail on Feb. 26 after the U.S. Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Task Force made the arrest in Travis County with no incident. He is charged with Murder, Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Tampering/Fabrication of Physical Evidence.
Williams Jr.’s charges are in connection to the killing of Khambrail Winters, a 20-year-old sophomore criminal justice major and defensive back for the Texas State football team. 
Police responded on Nov. 24 to reports of gunshots and people fleeing from The Lodge apartments, located at 1975 Aquarena Springs Dr. When officers arrived, they found Winters with a gunshot wound to the chest and immediately began lifesaving efforts but were unsuccessful. 
Two other individuals, Enalisa Briana Blackman, 20, and Michael Tyreek Ifeanacho, 20, are currently facing charges from the incident.
Winters, who attended Alief Taylor High School in Houston, was nursing a torn ACL and did not play during the 2020 season. He was recognized by Sun Belt Conference coaches as a 2019 Honorable Mention All-Sun Belt Conference.
“Our Texas State University football team is deeply saddened by the death of our team member, and friend, Khambrail Winters,” Head Coach Jake Spavital says in a Nov. 25 statement. “We will stand together as a team and support one another during this very difficult time. Our thoughts and condolences are with Khambrail’s family and loved ones.”
The City of San Marcos tells The University Star that Williams Jr.’s bond is set a $1,350,000. 

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