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Aaron Hernandez

Aaron Hernandez was a former NFL player for the New England Patriots. He was a member of the Florida Gators football team during his college career. He was born on November 6, 1989 and grew up in Bristol, CT. Hernandez hanged himself on April 19, 2017 while serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole for the murder of Odin L. Lloyd, his fiancée’s sister’s boyfriend. Just days prior to his suicide, Hernandez was found not guilty in a 2012 drive-by shooting in Boston. The tight end once had a $40 million contract with the New England Patriots and played in the 2012 Super Bowl, losing to the New York Giants. At the time of his death, Hernandez was engaged to Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez. The couple had one daughter, Avielle.

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Aaron Hernandez's Lawyers File Motion to Dismiss Murder Conviction

Aaron Hernandez
Lawyers File Motion to Dismiss Murder Conviction

That was quick! Just days after Aaron Hernandez's death, his legal team has already filed a motion to have his murder conviction officially dismissed ... as part of a Massachusetts law that… READ MORE >

Aaron Hernandez's Gay Letter Is a False Rumor, Attorney Insists

Aaron Hernandez
Prison Cell Letters NOT for Gay Lover ... Attorney Insists

Letters were found inside Aaron Hernandez's cell when his body was found, but none of them were written to a gay lover. Hernandez's lawyer, Jose Baez, tells TMZ Sports, "Rumors of letters to a gay… READ MORE >

- 393 days ago
Aaron Hernandez's Family Issues Statement After Funeral (VIDEO)

Aaron Hernandez
Family Issues Statement After Funeral

The family of Aaron Hernandez says they love him and miss him and want to thank the public for supporting them in the wake of the NFL star's death.  Hernandez was laid to rest in a funeral… READ MORE >

- 393 days ago
NFL Stars Attend Aaron Hernandez Funeral

Aaron Hernandez
NFL Stars Attend Funeral

Guests have arrived to Aaron Hernandez's funeral in Bristol, Connecticut -- including family members, friends and NFL stars.  Aaron's close friends, Mike and Maurkice Pouncey, arrived… READ MORE >

- 393 days ago
Aaron Hernandez Funeral in Bristol, Cops Out In Force (PHOTO)

Aaron Hernandez
Funeral in Bristol Cops Out In Force

Aaron Hernandez is set to be laid to rest in his hometown of Bristol, Connecticut on Monday -- and the police are out in force to make sure things don't get violent.  Hernandez's body is… READ MORE >

- 393 days ago
Aaron Hernandez Family Pissed, Why Didn't We Know About Suicide Notes?! (VIDEO)

Aaron Hernandez
Family Pissed Why Didn't We Know About Suicide Notes?!

Aaron Hernandez's family did not know the ex-NFL star left suicide notes for them until it was reported in the media ... and they're furious about it. Attorney George Leontire went off in front… READ MORE >

- 396 days ago
New England Patriots May Owe Aaron Hernandez $6 Mil, Victim's Lawyer Claims (VIDEO)

New England Patriots
May Owe Aaron Hernandez $6 Mil ... Victim's Lawyer Claims

The lawyer for Odin Lloyd's family says the New England Patriots may be on the hook to pay Aaron Hernandez $6 MILLION from his NFL contract ... but he wants the team to give the money to the… READ MORE >

- 396 days ago
Aaron Hernandez's Fiancee Sues Over Prison Suicide Evidence

Aaron Hernandez
Fiancee Sues Over Prison Suicide Evidence

Aaron Hernandez's fiancee is concerned evidence from the ex-NFL's star's death could be discarded ... so she's suing the Dept. of Corrections to make sure they preserve every single thing that… READ MORE >

- 396 days ago
Aaron Hernandez Death Ruled Suicide By Hanging, Suicide Notes Found

Aaron Hernandez
Death Ruled Suicide By Hanging ... Suicide Notes Found

Aaron Hernandez's death has been ruled a suicide by hanging by the medical examiner and officials say they recovered 3 handwritten suicide notes. READ MORE >

- 397 days ago
Aaron Hernandez's Attorney Says Medical Examiner Holding Brain Hostage (Update)

Aaron Hernandez
Attorney Says Medical Examiner Holding Brain Hostage

11:57 AM PT -- Massachusetts officials say the Medical Examiner WILL release Aaron's brain to Boston University ... but they have not given a specific time frame.  "The Office of the Chief… READ MORE >

- 397 days ago
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