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Aaron Hernandez

Cops Theory on

M.O. For Murder

6/30/2013 9:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Police have a theory as to why they think former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez killed Odin Lloyd -- he knew secrets that could have destroyed Aaron's relationship with his fiancée and the team.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... there are several operating theories, but a prevailing one based on evidence they have already unearthed is that Lloyd "mouthed off" to Hernandez about "secrets" Hernandez had told him in the past. 

As for what the nature of the secrets -- we're told they involve 2 issues:  Aaron's involvement in drugs and Aaron's involvement in several violent incidents.

Our law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... they do not believe Lloyd tried to extort Hernandez -- in other words, ask for money in return for secrecy.  The theory is that Hernandez went ballistic after Lloyd started throwing damaging information in Hernandez's face -- information Hernandez thought would end his relationship with his fiancée and his football career.

Short story -- Odin's crime may have been that he was a blabbermouth.

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76.

ken    

Was he in bloods?

417 days ago
77.

Cig    

Whoever wrote this article - please have an ounce of decency and do not call a murder victim a "blabbermouth."

417 days ago
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DMT    

A man lost his life. Families have been destroyed. Those are the facts.
Hopefully those that are at fault are held accountable and not just prosecuted by the public bc we are addicted to bad story lines..

416 days ago
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