Sports Aaron Hernandez kills himself in prison

14:11  19 april  2017
14:11  19 april  2017 Source:   The Boston Globe

Read the full statement from the Department of Correction

  Read the full statement from the Department of Correction The full statement from the Department of Correction regarding the death of Aaron Hernandez: On April 19, 2017 Aaron Hernandez was discovered hanged in his cell by corrections officers at the Souza Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley Massachusetts at approximately 3:05 a.m., lifesaving techniques were attempted on Mr. Hernandez and he was transported to UMASS Leominster where he was pronounced dead at 4:07 a.m. by a physician at the hospital. Mr. Hernandez was in a single cell in a general population housing unit. Mr. Hernandez hanged himself utilizing a bed sheet that he attached to his cell window.

Convicted killer and former New England Patriots star Aaron J. Hernandez was found hanged inside his cell at the state’s maximum security prison in Shirley early Wednesday, dead of an apparent suicide five days Hernandez ’s sports agent on Wednesday questioned the report that he had killed himself .

SHIRLEY (CBS) – Former New England Patriot and convicted killer Aaron Hernandez killed himself in prison overnight, authorities said Wednesday morning. Read: Keller: Think Before You Comment On Suicide.

Aaron Hernandez: Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez sits in court during his murder trial Thursday, March 5, 2015, in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is charged with killing semiprofessional football player Odin Lloyd. © AP Photo/Steven Senne, Pool Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez sits in court during his murder trial Thursday, March 5, 2015, in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is charged with killing semiprofessional football player Odin Lloyd. Aaron Hernandez comitted suicide in prison Wednesday morning, the Department of Correction said.

According to a statement for the DOC, the former New England Patriot star was discovered hanging in his cell at the Souza Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley Massachusetts at approximately 3:05 a.m.

“Mr. Hernandez was in a single cell in a general population unit,” the statement said. “Mr. Hernandez hanged himself utilizing a bedsheet that he attached to his cell window. Mr. Hernandez also attempted to block his door from the inside by jamming the door with various items.”

State Police are investigating and his family has been notified.

The statement said Hernandez was transported to UMass Leominster, where he was pronounced dead at 4:07 a.m. Wednesday.

Hernandez’s suicide comes five days after he was acquitted of murdering two men in Boston in 2012. However, he was still serving a life without parole sentence for murdering Odin L. Lloyd in North Attleborough in 2013.

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New Report May Reveal Who Aaron Hernandez Wrote 3 Suicide Notes For New Report May Reveal Who Aaron Herna Aaron Hernandez's attorney Jose Baez has toldTMZ Sports that the three notes found in the prison cell of the former New England Patriots tight end were meant for his fiancée Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, his four-year-old daughter Avielle, and Baez. His lawyer will not reveal what Hernandez wrote to him.

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