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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 »

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 »

Aaron Hernandez Suicide Highlights Systemic Problem In Massachusetts Jails And Prisons - Huffington Post

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was found dead in his prison cell last night. This article was written by imprisoned human rights activist Martin Gottesfeld who is currently being held by the U.S. Marshals at the Plymouth County ...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 »

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 Hanged Himself in Prison, Officials Say - New York Times

Aaron Hernandez, the former star tight end with the New England Patriots who was convicted of first-degree murder in 2015, hanged himself in prison on Wednesday, the authorities said. He was discovered in his cell by corrections officers at the Souza ...and more »

What legal impact could the potential discovery of CTE in Aaron Hernandez's brain have? - Sports Illustrated

Aaron Hernandez's brain has been donated to Boston University's CTE research project. If CTE is found, how could the diagnosis be used in court sometime in the future? By Michael McCann. April 20, 2017. Did Aaron Hernandez suffer from Chronic Traumatic ...and more »

Aaron Hernandez's death in cell highlights suicide problem in Massachusetts prisons - ABA Journal

The prison suicide of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez, who was serving a life sentence for murder, does not bring closure on the matter for the Massachusetts justice or corrections systems, the Associated Press reports. First, Hernandez's murder ...and more »

Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez hangs himself in prison, officials say - CNN

(CNN) Convicted murderer and former NFL star Aaron Hernandez was found hanged in his Massachusetts prison cell Wednesday morning, just days after his acquittal in a double murder case. The 27-year-old former tight end for the New England Patriots ...and more »