Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez hangs himself in his prison cell - KIRO Seattle

BOSTON (AP) - Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez hanged himself Wednesday in the prison cell where he was serving a life sentence for murder, hours before his ex-teammates visited the White House to celebrate their Super Bowl victory, authorities said.

Aaron Hernandez may not be a convicted murderer for long - KHOU

Aaron Hernandez very likely won't be known as a convicted murderer for much longer. The death of the former New England Patriots tight end Wednesday will almost certainly lead to the expungement of his 2015 first-degree murder conviction for the ...

Aaron Hernandez murder conviction expected to be vacated by 'surprising' rule - WTAE Pittsburgh

In death, Aaron Hernandez may not be a guilty man in the eyes of the law. Under a long-standing Massachusetts legal principle, courts customarily vacate the convictions of defendants who die before their appeals are heard. Hernandez, a former NFL star, ...

The Latest: Hernandez pal can't believe he killed himself - Yahoo Sports

FILE - In this Friday, April 14, 2017, file photo, Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez turns to look in the direction of the jury as he reacts to his double murder acquittal at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston. Hernandez hung himself ...

Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction expected to be vacated by 'quirky' rule - fox5sandiego.com

BOSTON — Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction is expected to be dismissed posthumously because of a legal rule called “abatement.” That means, legally speaking, Aaron Hernandez would have died an innocent man. Hernandez hanged himself in his ...

Aaron Hernandez: A Waste in Every Sense - Sports Illustrated

There will be more facts to emerge in the coming days about the death of the convicted murderer and former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who was found in his Massachusetts prison cell on Wednesday morning, an apparent suicide. But whatever the ...

How the NFL is reacting to Aaron Hernandez's death - nwitimes.com

Aaron Hernandez listens during his double murder trial in Suffolk Superior Court, in Boston on March 15, 2017. Massachusetts prison officials said Hernandez hanged himself in his cell and was pronounced dead at a hospital early Wednesday, April 19, 2017.

Aaron Hernandez suicide means he will no longer be a convicted murderer - Metro US

Aaron Hernandez was convicted of the murder of Odin Lloyd in 2015, but after Hernandez suicide Wednesday, that conviction will be vacated. Photo: Getty Images. Facebook · Twitter · LinkedIn · Reddit · StumbleUpon · Email · Aaron Hernandez' suicide will ...

Hernandez's lawyer vows own death investigation - WFLA

FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, file photo, former New England Patriots NFL football player Aaron Hernandez is led into his court appearance at the Fall River Superior Court in Fall River, Mass. Massachusetts prison officials said Hernandez ...

Timeline of Aaron Hernandez's legal problems - ABC News

The news that former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez was found dead in his jail cell in an apparent suicide marks the final dramatic moment in a life filled with high-profile court cases. Here is a rundown of his legal troubles off the ...

NFL stars lead response to the death of Aaron Hernandez - Daily Mail

News of the death of convicted killer Aaron Hernandez, who was found hanging in his prison cell Wednesday morning, has unsurprisingly prompted a mixed reaction. Some NFL players responded to his death with what appear to be carefully-worded ...

After Aaron Hernandez suicide, murder conviction in Odin Lloyd death legally considered 'as if it never occurred' - MassLive.com

Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez's suicide early Wednesday ended his life and his legal saga, but according to Massachusetts law, Hernandez goes to his grave as an innocent man. Under a legal doctrine in use in Massachusetts called abatement ab ...

Aaron Hernandez suicide leaves family "shocked and surprised" - as legal principle sees conviction voided - Mirror.co.uk

The defence attorney for Aaron Hernandez says his family are “shocked and surprised” after the former NFL star's apparent suicide on Wednesday morning. Former New England Patriots star Hernandez, 27, was discovered by corrections officers in his prison ...

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez found dead in jail cell in apparent suicide - WLS-TV

Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez apparently hanged himself Wednesday in the prison cell where he was serving a life sentence for murder. (WLS)Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez apparently hanged himself Wednesday in the prison cell where he was ...

Ex-NFL star, murder convict commits suicide in prison - Daily Mail

Former American football star and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez was found dead in prison on Wednesday after hanging himself with a bedsheet in his cell. His death ended a spectacular fall from grace for a man who signed a $40 million contract in ...

Mike Pouncey pays tribute to 'brother' Aaron Hernandez - Sporting News

April 19, 2017 12:02pm EDT April 19, 2017 12:02pm EDT American Football, English, Mike Pouncey, Aaron Hernandez, NFL, Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots The Dolphins center shared a tribute to his former college teammate on Instagram upon ...

Aaron Hernandez Dies by Apparent Suicide in Prison - NBC New York

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Aaron Hernandez's Lawyer: This Could Be Murder - The Root

Aaron Hernandez's family doesn't believe that he was in a suicidal frame of mind coming off his acquittal for the 2012 double murder of 2012 fatal shootings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado in Boston. On Friday, the usually stoic Hernandez was ...

Star QB Tom Brady to miss NFL champs' visit to White House - MetroNews Canada

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, center, leaves St. Paul's Cathedral in Pittsburgh after attending a funeral mass for longtime Pittsburgh Steelers chairman, Pro Football Hall of Famer and former U.S. ambassador to Ireland Dan Rooney, Tuesday ...

Ex-NFL star Hernandez family shocked about suicide, seek probe - StreetInsider.com

FILE PHOTO - Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez and defense attorney Charles Rankin wait in the courtroom during the jury deliberation in his murder trial at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Massachusetts, April 10, 2015. REUTERS/CJ ...