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Former New England Patriots Tight End Aaron Hernandez Found Dead

Published by: Dave Simmons on 19th Apr 2017 | View all blogs by Dave Simmons

Only days after being acquitted for double murder, former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was found dead in his prison cell, after hanging himself using a bed sheet attached to a window cell.  Hernandez was found by guards at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, Massachussetts just after 3 AM on 4/19/17. An hour later, he was pronounced dead at UMass Memorial-HealthAlliance Hospital in Leominster.

According to prison officials, Hernandez used items in his cell to attempt to block the doorway to prevent prison guards from entering. He was located in a single cell in a general population unit in the maximum security prison. At the time of this posting, no suicide note had been found. Read the entire article at



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