Ex-NFL Player Aaron Hernandez Hung Himself in Jail. He's Dead Now
The report from WBZ also added one other note about the ongoing investigation the former tight end's death: Authorities believe that Hernandez may have smoked a synthetic marijuana known as K2 just hours before he died. Friend murdered Odin Lloyd, a semi-professional football player, was found shot dead in an industrial park one mile away from Hernandez's home in North Attleboro, Massachusetts.
Aaron Hernandez's apparent suicide at a MA prison early Wednesday cast a spotlight on the state's troubled history when it comes to inmate suicides.
The going consensus seems to be that Aaron Hernandez's life was looking up; at least as much as it could, given the circumstances.
West Coast rap veteran Snoop Dogg isn't celebrating or relieved about jailed former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez taking his own life.
Hernandez was just on trial for TWO more murders.
Hernandez's unexpected death followed his acquittal last Friday of a 2012 fatal drive-by shooting in Boston.
Florida state senator apologizes for racial slur
Artiles claimed he had used the term with an "a" sound at the end - instead a hard "er" sound, as if that made a difference. But the Florida Democratic Party is still calling on Artiles to resign.
Lifesaving techniques were administered to the former New England Patriots tight end and he was rushed to a hospital, where a physician pronounced him dead at approximately 4:07 am (0807 GMT). The 2015 conviction will reportedly be voided in the wake of Hernandez's suicide Wednesday.
"Mr. Hernandez hanged himself utilizing a bed sheet that he attached to his cell window", the state corrections commission said in a statement.
Although Hernandez's family has not released a statement about his death, sources told Byron Barnett over at WHDH that Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez spoke with Aaron last night, and "everything seemed fine".
Douglas Sheff, a civil attorney representing Lloyd's family, maintained that he was in contact with Lloyd's mother, Ursula Ward, after news of Hernandez's death broke Wednesday.
Lisa Newman-Polk, a former mental health worker at the prison, says prisoners serving life sentences are always flagged as higher risk for mental health problems. "Those who love and care about him are heartbroken and determined to find the truth surrounding his untimely death".
Some of his former teammates are due in Washington later on Wednesday to visit the White House and meet President Donald Trump in honor of their Super Bowl win. He was cut from the team shortly after he was arrested in Lloyd's killing in June 2013. Prosecutors say Hernandez was angry because de Abreu accidentally bumped into him at a nightclub while dancing, spilling his drink.
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In its letter, the university said the students and officials could work together to reschedule the event for a later date. It noted that "most Mondays and Tuesdays in September during the day should work".
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Australia scraps visa for skilled foreign workers
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When Will Super Nintendo Mini Launch?
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Maple Leafs clinch first playoff berth since 2013 vs. Penguins
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Dinakaran hints at quitting party post
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Governor Ahok concedes Jakarta election to Baswedan
Ahok congratulated Baswedan on his apparent victory and urged Indonesians to forget the acrimony of the campaign. One Twitter user, @fuadhn, said Indonesians "can feel what United States and British citizens feel now".
Chicago Bulls: Takeaways From Game 1 Win Over Boston Celtics
There was nothing that prompted Hoiberg to bench Rondo in Game 2 , as he sat for a grand total of just eight minutes on the night. Chicago again used its big men to push the Celtics out of the paint and was quicker to the ball in a lot of 50-50 situations.
Ice to Meet You: Newfoundland Sees First 'Berg of Season
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Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11 p.m., then a slight chance of showers between 11 p.m. and midnight. After a partly sunny start this morning, the weather service says overcast skies will dominate by the afternoon hours.
Arkansas governor disappointed by court ruling
The high court's order sparing Davis offered no explanation, but none of the justices voted in favor of lifting the stay. Two inmates, Stacey Johnson and Ledell Lee , are scheduled for execution April 20 and both are claiming innocence.