Former Patriot Aaron Hernandez Dead
There’s word that former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was found dead in his prison cell at the Souza-Baranowski Correction Center in Shirley, Massachusetts. Corrections officials say he was found hanging in his cell this morning. He was found dead at 3:05 am, lifesaving attempts were made but he was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.
Officials say Hernandez hanged himself using a bedsheet that he attached to a prison window. They also say he blocked entrance to his cell by jamming the door with various items. Massachusetts State Police are on the scene and investigating.
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JUST IN: Prison officials say Aaron Hernandez was found dead of an apparent suicide in his cell this morning. More to come.
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