Monday, June 26, 2017

Aaron Hernandez Death

In this Friday, April 14, 2017, file photo, former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez turns to look toward his fiancee Shayanna Jenkins Hernandez as he reacts to his double murder acquittal at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, Pool, File)

BY PHILIP MARCELO BOSTON (AP) — Aaron Hernandez hinted about suicide weeks before he was found hanging by a bedsheet in prison last week, according to a jailhouse friend who once sought to share a cell with the former NFL ...
In this Friday, April 14, 2017, file photo, Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez turns to look toward his fiancee Shayanna Jenkins Hernandez as he reacts to his double murder acquittal at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, Pool, File)

BY DAVE COLLINS BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Aaron Hernandez’s family turned out Monday for a private funeral to say their farewells to the former NFL star, and a judge ordered that three suicide notes he left be turned over by ...
In this Friday, April 14, 2017, file photo, Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez turns to look toward his fiancee Shayanna Jenkins Hernandez as he reacts to his double murder acquittal at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, Pool, File)

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez’s body was taken to a funeral home in his Connecticut hometown Saturday, two days before his family holds a private funeral. The body arrived in the afternoon at O’Brien Funeral Home ...
In this Wednesday, March 15, 2017, file photo, Defendant Aaron Hernandez listens during his double murder trial in Suffolk Superior Court, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, Pool, File)

BY MICHELLE R. SMITH NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — A judge on Friday ordered key evidence in the prison suicide of Aaron Hernandez preserved, granting a request from the ex-NFL star’s fiancee so the family can investigate the circumstances of ...
In this Sunday Jan. 1, 2012, file photo, New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez (81) tries to break free of Buffalo Bills linebacker Chris Kelsay (90) during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

BOSTON (AP) — Boston University researchers will study Aaron Hernandez’s brain to determine if the former NFL star suffered from the same degenerative brain disease as Hall of Famer Junior Seau and former Bears defensive back Dave Duerson, who also ...
In this Dec. 12, 2005 photo, Aaron Hernandez poses for a photo in Bristol, Connecticut. (Patrick Raycraft/Hartford Courant via AP)

BY PHILIP MARCELO and COLLIN BINKLEY BOSTON (AP) — Family, not football, dominated Aaron Hernandez’s final hours as a lifer in prison. As the hour of his death approached, the former NFL star chatted on the phone with his longtime ...
In this Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, file photo, former New England Patriots NFL football player Aaron Hernandez is led into his court appearance at the Fall River Superior Court in Fall River, Mass. (Matt Stone/The Boston Herald via AP, Pool, File)

BY PHILIP MARCELO and DAVE COLLINS BOSTON (AP) — Aaron Hernandez’s apparent suicide in prison — just days after the former NFL star was cleared of additional murder charges — remains shrouded in mystery. Why now? Is there more to ...
New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick presents President Donald Trump with a Patriots helmet during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, April 19, 2017, where the president honored the Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots for their Super Bowl LI victory. Patriots owner Robert Kraft is at right. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

BY CATHERINE LUCEY and JONATHAN LEMIRE WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump welcomed the New England Patriots to the White House Wednesday, noting the parallels between his own upset victory and their stunning Super Bowl win — but avoiding discussion ...
X