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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 »

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 »

Will Aaron Hernandez's Family Receive $15 Million from the NFL? - snopes.com

Aaron Hernandez's conviction could be vacated under the obscure legal doctrine of abatement ab initio, but that won't necessarily entitle his family to millions of dollars. WikiMedia. 3K. CLAIM. Due to an obscure Massachusetts legal doctrine, Aaron ...and more »

Aaron Hernandez, Serving Life Sentence, Dies By Apparent Suicide - WBUR

Aaron Hernandez died by suicide in his prison cell Wednesday morning, officials for the Massachusetts Department of Corrections said. At around 3 a.m., the former New England Patriots star was found by corrections officers hanging in his cell at Souza ...and more »

The Fall of Aaron Hernandez - New York Times

In 2012, when he was 22 years old, Aaron Hernandez signed a record $40 million contract with the New England Patriots. Only five years earlier, Hernandez had been working menial jobs in his hardscrabble hometown Bristol, Conn., where he drove through ...and more »

What evidence does Shayanna Jenkins Hernandez want? - The Boston Globe

Lawyers are heading to court Friday to demand access to a wide range of evidence gleaned during the investigation into the prison suicide this week of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez. Shayanna Jenkins Hernandez, on her behalf and on ...and more »

Aaron Hernandez's Brain Will Be Donated to CTE Research Center - New York Times

BOSTON — Aaron Hernandez's death was ruled a suicide on Thursday by Massachusetts officials, who also said that his brain would be released to an academic center that has researched the links between brain disease and football. The ruling appeared to ...and more »

Aaron Hernandez death ruled suicide; brain donated to sports concussion research - Chicago Tribune

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez fatally hung himself in jail Wednesday morning. (April 19, 2017) (Sign up for our free video newsletter here http://bit.ly/2n6VKPR). Philip Marcelo, Collin BinkleyAssociated Press. Aaron Hernandez's death in prison has been ...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 »

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 »