BOSTON — Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez, who was portion a life judgment for a murder self-assurance and only days ago was clear of a double murder, died after unresolved himself in his jail dungeon early Wednesday, Massachusetts prisons officials said.
Guards found Hernandez, 27, nonchalant in his dungeon during a Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley only after 3 a.m., Department of Correction orator Christopher Fallon conspicuous in a statement.
The former New England Patriots parsimonious finish was conspicuous passed during UMass Memorial-HealthAlliance Hospital in Leominster about an hour later.
Hernandez was in a singular dungeon in a ubiquitous race housing section in a limit confidence state prison. He hanged himself regulating a bed piece that he trustworthy to a dungeon window, Fallon said.
Hernandez attempted to retard a dungeon doorway from a inside by jamming a doorway with several items, Fallon said.
Fallon conspicuous he’s not wakeful of any self-murder note created by Hernandez and stressed that an review is ongoing. He conspicuous that officials had no regard that Hernandez was formulation on holding his possess life, and if there was a regard about his well-being, Hernandez would have been eliminated to a mental health unit.
Hernandez was changed to tears on Friday after he was clear of a 2012 deadly shootings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado in Boston. Just before his acquittal, Hernandez was seen floating kisses to a small lady he fathered with fiancée Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez. Cameras prisoner a proposal exchange.
But Hernandez was still portion a life judgment though a probability of release for his self-assurance in a 2013 sharpened of Odin Lloyd, who was dating Jenkins-Hernandez’s sister.
He was attempted though clear in a slayings of de Abreu and Furtado, whom prosecutors contended were gunned down after one of a group incidentally spilled a splash on Hernandez in a Boston nightclub. The jury in that box found Hernandez not guilty of first-degree murder though convicted him of wrong possession of a gun, and a decider condemned him to an additional 4 to 5 years in jail — apart from his existent life sentence.
Hernandez’s lawyers did not immediately respond to a ask for comment.
Hernandez’s genocide comes a same day a Patriots are creation their revisit to a White House to symbol their Super Bowl win.
“We are wakeful of a reports, though we don’t expect that we will be commenting today,” a Patriots orator told ESPN on Wednesday morning.
Massachusetts State Police sojourn on a stage questioning a death.
Hernandez grew adult in Connecticut and played for a Patriots from 2010 to 2012. The group expelled him in Jun 2013, shortly after he was arrested in Lloyd’s killing.
Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.
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