BREAKING: Former NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Commits Suicide in Prison
Just a week after beating double murder charges in court and returning to prison to finish out his life sentence, former New England Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez has committed suicide.
“Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has committed suicide in prison, it has been confirmed.
Hernandez was discovered in his cell at the Souza Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley Massachusetts at approximately 3:05 a.m on Wednesday morning.
“Mr. Hernandez was in a single cell ina general population unit,” the statement said. “Mr. Hernandez hanged himself utilizing a bedsheet that he attached to his cell window. Mr. Hernandez also attempted to block his door from the inside by jamming the door with various items.”
Hernandez’s family has been notified and police are investigating.”
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— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 19, 2017