Hernandez was found hanging in his cell by corrections officers around 3:05 a.m. at the Souza Baranowski Correctional Center, Massachusetts Department of Correction officials said in a statement. He was pronounced dead an hour later. Hernandez was in a single cell in a general population housing unit and hanged himself with a bed sheet attached to his cell window. He also tried blocking his door from the with various items, officials said.Aaron Hernandez was declared not guilty of killing two strangers, Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado, in 2012 like he later killed his friend Odin Lloyd in 2013. Soon enough, Hernandez was led out of the Boston courtroom by a battery of armed officers and transported back to a prison sentence covering the rest of his life.
Aaron Hernandez was at one time, not that long ago, a star Tight End for the New England Patriots. But over the past five years he became the subject of a couple of murder investigations with varying results. Hernandez had been acquitted of most charges related to the deaths of Daniel de Abreu and Safir Furtado, which was his most recent trial, Hernandez was already serving a life sentence for the murder of Odin L. Lloyd in 2013. From Fox News: