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Aaron Hernandez Dead After Suicide In Prison

The former NFL star was serving a life sentence for murder.
Posted at 7:38 AM, Apr 19, 2017

The Massachusetts Department of Correction has confirmed Aaron Hernandez took his life in prison Wednesday morning. 

The former star tight end for the New England Patriots was transferred to a hospital but was pronounced dead roughly an hour after corrections officers found him in his cell.

Hernandez was serving a life sentence for a 2013 murder. His death comes less than a week after he was acquitted of two other murders from 2012.