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Aaron Hernandez was found dead in his prison cell

On Wednesday, April 19, 2017 ex-Patriots football star Aaron Hernandez committed suicide. Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early Jr., Massachusetts State Police Superintendent Col. Richard McKeon, and Secretary of Public Safety Daniel Bennett released a joint statement to the press stating Aaron Hernandez “died early Wednesday morning after he hanged himself by a bedsheet in his prison cell, the Massachusetts Department of Correction said. The former tight end for the New England Patriots had been serving a life sentence without parole after being convicted in the June 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd”. He was lock in his cell at 8 pm on Tuesday night and at 3:30 am Wednesday morning a corrections officer went to check on him and they found him hanging from his jail cell. Also, Aaron had carved John 3:16 on his forehead. The corrections facility rushed him to the hospital and he was pronounced dead an hour later after he arrived. At the scene, there showed no signs of a struggle. Hernandez left a note to his prison lover.  He left another note to his fiancée Shayanna Jenkins Hernandez and his four-year-old daughter. The notes were left next to a bible opened at John 3:16. Aaron’s family donated Aaron’s brain to Boston University’s Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy.

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