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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 »

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.and more »

Aaron Hernandez through the years - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez hanged himself in his prison cell early Wednesday while serving a life sentence for murder, authorities said. Hernandez, 27, was found by guards at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley just after 3 a.m.,.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 ...and more »

Mass. has a troubled record on prison suicides - The Boston Globe

Massachusetts prisons for years have had a troubled track record when it comes to suicides by inmates. The latest data from the federal Bureau of Justice Statistics show that there were 32 suicides per 100,000 state and federal prisoners in ...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 »

Aaron Hernandez's Murder Victim's Family Reacts to His Suicide: 'This Is God's Will' -

Before disgraced NFL star Aaron Hernandez hanged himself in his prison cell earlier this week, in Massachusetts, he was convicted or acquitted of killing three other people — whose families each had their own reactions to Hernandez's death. “I'm not ...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 ...and more »

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

Officials continually ignore repeated warnings from advocates and activists. 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 ...and more »

So much sadness surrounded the life of Aaron Hernandez - The Boston Globe

Patriots coach Bill Belichick said it best last week when asked by CNBC's Suzy Welch to play word association. When Welch said, “Aaron Hernandez,” Belichick answered, “Tragedy.” Hernandez's life took one final sad, tragic turn early Wednesday morning ...and more »