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Former New England Patriots' tight end Aaron Hernandez

By J.A. HaglApril 19, 2017


Former New England Patriots' tight end Aaron Hernandez was found dead in his prison cell Wednesday morning. According to the Massachusetts Department of Corrections, 27-year-old Hernandez was pronounced dead at a local hospital. He was found hanged by a bed sheet. Hernandez was serving a life sentence for the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd. Recently, Hernandez was found not guilty for the double murder of two men on a Boston street in 2012. He has a four-year-old daughter with his longtime fiance.