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Aaron Hernandez

Handwritten Letter

God Put Me In Jail

8/1/2013 2:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Aaron Hernandez
wrote a pen pal a letter from inside his jail cell, declaring his innocence, saying his murder charges are God's plan, and vowing to return to the NFL ... and TMZ has a copy.

We have verified with law enforcement the letter is the real deal.  You can read it yourself ... among the highlights:

-- "The world just makes things out of false accusations ... and it will all die down, especially when they say NOT GUILTY"

-- "All the people who turned on me will feel like crap."

-- "God put me in this situation for a reason."

-- "Can't wait to sign [autographs] again when I'm playing again an [sic] prove all the haters WRONG."

As for the fan who received the letter, Karl ... he just called in to "TMZ Live" and told us he wrote Hernandez first.

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Karl says he sent the letter because he was in the same jail 15 years ago, and wanted to reach out to Hernandez to give him some encouragement.

Karl also says he would like to visit Aaron in jail -- if Aaron will let him.

FYI, Hernandez -- who's been accused of murdering semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd -- has been denied bail and will remain behind bars until his trial.

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76.

newsjunkie69    

Hernandez must like pole in his booty. Why else would he be so careless n reckless. A life full of poles in the ass.

394 days ago
77.

Audijn    

Not surprised. Just concerned. A major "gossip" player TMZ reports BREAKING NEWS, with a falsified letter. Is there reason to speculate more? TMZ needs to report on news not develop news reports.

394 days ago
78.

Laura    

Whatever gets him through it. But he's delusional.

394 days ago
79.

ilah    

This is not real people! Are you that gullible? If you read the article with the Sheriff describing Aaron's life in prison, it clearly states that nothing is allowed on the walls, yet aaron has this guys pictures hanging on his walls? Look at some of the words "he" is using, this letter was penned by a chick, wake up! And for "law enforcement" confirming it to TMZ, better not be in Bristol County or the person will be fired, and Tommy Hodgson should not be reelected! If I was you Sherriff Tommy, I would comment on this situation as soon as possible, your job is on the line! The changing out OJ for tang isn't cutting it at this point!

394 days ago
80.

Chelle    

Wow....*Keep off social media PLEASE*...what a douche bag!! On ESPN the next day...

394 days ago
81.

Nostraldumass    

He forgot:
I need to get out of here so i can find the REAL killer of my homey"

394 days ago
82.

kix_e    

i like how it says please keep this off social media... yet here it is!

394 days ago
83.

realitymaybe    

WOW! Innocent till proven guilty i guess does not apply. I can admit the evidence released does not look good but give the defense a chance to present their case. That's exactly why defense teams hate to have the trials played out in the media. The person who received this letter (if it's real) should be ashamed. If Aaon Hernandez took time to write a letter of thanks to someone this is a real slap in the face. I hope u can sleep at night ( I bet the check u cashed helps). I really hope Hernandez is innocent and untill the verdict is read he is an innocent man. On another note...Go Patriots ;)

394 days ago
84.

lala    

wow, what an *******. he clearly says KEEP THIS OFF SOCIAL MEDIA and he calls TMZ as soon as he receives it... douche.

394 days ago
85.

Skeptic    

No, you A-hole.... killing people put you in Jail....

394 days ago
86.

not a animal     

Ben Over has plans for him too.

394 days ago
87.

doubt    

Why is there no post mark on the envelope??

394 days ago
88.

kat40    

George Zimmerman got off this guy will also even though he destroyed his cell phone and security system camera you know just because he isnt guilty lol that's what innocent people do lmao

391 days ago
89.

kc2013    

Listen up none of you have no rite to judge so stfu and worry about your own dirt

391 days ago
90.

Josh Catiis    

Hi Aaron Hernandez What You Doing Today What Know Come Over Not Busy My House Send Virgin Jail Back Out In Their Nice Guy Some One Care About You Like You To Ok Did Noting Wrong Ok Meet Up Ok Meet Me Send Virgin Wa Done Send Out

376 days ago
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