Former Patriots Player and Convicted Murderer Aaron Hernandez Found Hanged in Jail Cell

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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