The New England Patriots wasted little time in severing ties with Aaron Hernandez upon his arrest Wednesday morning. According to multiple reports, Hernandez has been charged with first-degree murder – as well as five additional gun-related charges – in the June 17 shooting death of Odin Lloyd.
UPDATE No. 2: ESPN is now reporting what we did earlier, that an arrest warrant is coming for Hernandez. It began to be prepared after law-enforcement officials discovered that his home security system (which included surveillance cameras) was intentionally destroyed.
UPDATE: CBS Sports is now reporting that an arrest warrant has not yet been issued for Hernandez. But we have been told that it should be coming soon.
FOX 25 in Boston is now reporting that authorities have issued an arrest warrant for New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez. The warrant is for obstruction of justice in connection to the investigation into the murder of 27-year-old Odin Lloyd. Lloyd was found dead in an industrial park less than a mile from Hernandez’s North Attleboro, Mass. home on Monday.
New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez appears to be in some pretty deep trouble as things surrounding the murder investigation and his behavior in relation to it just keep getting weirder.
On Thursday Hernandez left his home and drove to the Patriots’ home field at Gillette Stadium. The entire way he was tailed by news helicopters in a scene eerily reminiscent of O.J. Simpson’s long, slow ride in Al Cowlings’ white Ford Bronco. But when Hernandez arrived at the stadium he was reportedly booted out by Patriots personnel.
New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has found himself at the center of a murder investigation and as more news trickles out about the situation, things are beginning to look worse and worse for the 23-year-old.
The latest news, according to several outlets, is that Hernandez destroyed his home security system – one that included surveillance cameras – and a cell phone he used. Hernandez’s attorneys reportedly turned in his mobile phone “in pieces.”