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Disgraced Former NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Found Dead in Prison Cell - TIME

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez has been found hanged in his prison cell days after he was acquitted in a double murder trial. According to a statement from the Department of Correction, the former New England Patriots player was “discovered hanging in his ...and more »

The Rise and Fall of Aaron Hernandez - New York Daily News

Aaron Hernandez, a former New England Patriots NFL football player, was found dead in his prison cell from what officials announced was a suicide. He was 27. Five days prior a jury found Hernandez not guilty for the double homicide of two immigrants ...and more »

Days after acquittal, Aaron Hernandez found hanged in his cell - The Boston Globe

Convicted killer and former New England Patriots star Aaron J. Hernandez was found hanged inside his cell at the state's maximum security prison in Shirley early Wednesday, dead of an apparent suicide five days after he was acquitted of two additional ...and more »

Dispute emerges over release of ex-NFL star Hernandez's brain - AOL

BOSTON (Reuters) - A lawyer for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez on Thursday accused the Massachusetts' medical examiner's office of reneging on a deal to turn over the athlete's brain to a Boston laboratory a day after he was found ...and more »

Former NFL star Hernandez hangs himself in prison cell - Alaska Dispatch News

Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriots tight end who was serving a life sentence for murder without the possibility of parole, hanged himself in his prison cell early Wednesday morning, Massachusetts Department of Corrections officials say ...and more »

Hernandez Death Ruled A Suicide; Brain To Be Released To BU For CTE Research - WBUR

Aaron Hernandez's death has been officially ruled a suicide, and his brain will now be released to Boston University for research, as his family requested. The former New England Patriots star, who was serving a life sentence for the 2013 murder of ...and more »

Aaron Hernandez, ex-NFL star, kills himself in prison cell aged 27 - The Guardian

Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez, who was serving a life sentence for murder and just days ago was found not guilty of a separate double murder, killed himself in his prison cell on Wednesday morning, officials said. He was 27. The Massachusetts ...and more »

Aaron Hernandez's brain will be released to his family - The Boston Globe

The state medical examiner's office announced Thursday afternoon that it will release the brain of Aaron Hernandez to his family, hours after Hernandez's attorney accused the state of withholding the brain illegally. The state's announcement came after ...and more »

Aaron Hernandez attorney: Family wants to donate ex-NFL star's brain for research - CBS News

Last Updated Apr 20, 2017 4:58 PM EDT. BOSTON – Aaron Hernandez's attorney says that the state medical examiner's office is keeping the former NFL player's family from donating his brain to research. “It is literally a destruction of evidence issue ...and more »

Ex-NFL Player Aaron Hernandez Found Hanged In Prison Cell - NPR

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was found hanged in his prison cell early Wednesday. "Mr. Hernandez hanged himself utilizing a bed sheet that he attached to his cell window," Christopher M. Fallon of the Massachusetts Department ...and more »