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Aaron Hernandez

Charged with Murder

Held Without Bail

6/26/2013 11:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has just been charged with murder in connection with the death of a 27-year-old former semi-pro football player named Odin Lloyd.

23-year-old Hernandez was arraigned this morning in a Massachusetts courtroom. He has since been remanded into custody without bail.

In addition to murder, Hernandez has been charged with 1 count of carrying a gun without a license, 2 counts of possession of a large firearm, and 2 counts of firearm possession. He has pled not guilty.

FYI, there is no death penalty in Massachusetts ... so that's not an option in this case.

The DA said Lloyd was shot multiple times in the groin, arm, side, chest and back with a .45 caliber semi automatic weapon before his body was discovered last Monday.

Prosecutors say there was communication between the victim and Hernandez just 10 hours before the victim's death. They believe they have video showing Lloyd getting into Hernandez' car around that time. They also say Hernandez had been texting Lloyd.

The DA said keys were found in Lloyd's pocket to a car that had been rented by Hernandez.

The Friday before Lloyd's body was found, prosecutors say Hernandez and Lloyd went to a nightclub together.

As for the motive, prosecutors believe Odin had said something recently to Hernandez that destroyed his trust.

As we reported, Hernandez was arrested today at his Massachusetts home after Lloyd's body was discovered close to the NFL star's home last week.

Lloyd is believed to have been dating the sister of Aaron's fiancee at the time of his murder.


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This guy has the world by the balls and throws it all away for what?! He might be a great tight end but he's hardly a master criminal! Lol He did just about everything to get caught!

492 days ago

jemetress magazine    

Well, this is disgusting, this was a friend of hernandez. Just bcuz, he was talking 2 someone, that hernandez, didnt care 4, They toook Lloyd"s life..hernandez, got what he deserved. Yes justice, was served, today. Here n MA. My heart aches 4 the Lloyd Family. Riding down the victims st, will always be a constant memory. Just sad.

492 days ago


A promising and lucrative life destroyed by violence of his choosing. What a waste.

492 days ago


Gay love affair gone wrong?

492 days ago


This Rican is fvkin Fine!!!

492 days ago

en Todo Momento!!    

wait, what? he has a finace? i wanna bone that btiches wet puzy in that case. wanna come inside her warm wet puzsy. xD thobbing? she knows she want it!! xD come on girl, you know you want it!

492 days ago


I heard that the guy he killed spit on his daughter and called him the N word. Or.... was that a different thug?

492 days ago


he is fine as heo!!!!

492 days ago


all you guys are retarted. innoent untill proven guiltyi back up hernandez all dayyyy

491 days ago


i will never for the life of me understand the new american mentality of pleading innocent when you know you are guilty as sin .talk about living in total denial.what a joke!!!!!!!!!!!!

471 days ago
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