Aaron Hernandez, former Patriots tight end was found hanged in his jail cell early on April 19, 2017. He was serving a life sentence for the 2013 shooting of Odin Lloyd.
Hernandez, 27, was being housed in a single cell at the general population unit at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, MA. He was found by guards early this morning after he had fatally hanged himself using a bed sheet which he attached to a cell window, Department of Correction spokesman Christopher Fallon said in a statement.
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