Anthony Wayne Smith, who was with the Raiders from 1990-97, is facing four murder charges, according to the Long Beach Press-Telegram.
Smith, 45, was originally awaiting a retrial in the killing of Maurilio Ponce from October 2008. The first trial ended in a deadlocked jury.
Defense attorney Michael Evans, who represented Smith in the first trial, admitted the new charges came as a surprise to him.
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