Former Football Athlete Tom Burke is Arrested For Sexually Assaulting a Seven-Year-Old Girl.
Born on October 12, 1976, as Thomas Allen Burke, Tom Burke is famous for his achievements in the football world. The former professional football player was a defensive end in the NFL.
It seemed things were going great for the ex-Wisconsin footballer, but now he is facing some hurdles. What do we mean by that? Well, as already mentioned, Burke, 44, was caught for sexually assaulting a child.
Former NFL athlete Tom Burke arrested for child molestation.
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Burke was arrested in Minnesota and charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct, as noted by Daily Mail. So, who was the victim?
She is a seven-year-old kid. And surprisingly, the young girl to whom Burke sexually harassed was the daughter of a woman with whom the former NFL star was romantically linked. Yes, you read that right; she was none other than a baby girl of the lady Burke was seeing.
A member of the Badgers' 1998 Big Ten championship team, Burke's lousy behavior came to light after the poor child told her mother about the immoral act her fatherly figure was performing. She told her mom all the assaults she faced numerous times from Burke.
Soon after the daughter shared details on the sexual abuse she went through, her mom did what she had to do and took some serious measures. Then Burke was arrested and was put behind the bars of ST. Louis Country Jail; however, he was bailed on $100 thousand.
Burke was released on Monday, as per jail staff. Besides that, the ex-Arizona Cardinals player denies the accusation. According to him, he is being 'railroaded.' Now, what is the truth, sooner or later, it will come out of the shadow, but till then, no one can say anything for sure.