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Aaron Hernandez officially indicted for murder

A grand jury officially indicts Former New England Patriots tight end, Aaron Hernandez on a first degree murder charge.

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Aaron Hernandez may be behind bars but in a University of Florida calendar he is Mr. July.  The university says the calendar was produced by a third party and approved before Hernandez was charged with the murder of Odin Lloyd last summer.  Due to contractual issues the school could not stop publishing.  But they have told the calendar maker that it no longer approves of it.

A Bristol County, Massachusetts, grand jury officially indicted former NFL player Aaron Hernandez for first-degree murder on Thursday.

Hernandez, a former New England Patriots tight end, is charged in connection with the alleged slaying of Odin Lloyd, the 27-year-old boyfriend of the sister of Hernandez’s fiancée.

Prosecutors say Hernandez, 23, orchestrated the shooting death of Lloyd. Hernandez and two other men allegedly picked Lloyd up on the morning of June 17, and his body was found later that day in an industrial park near Hernandez’s home.

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Motion to delay in Hernandez case

A Massachusetts judge on Wednesday granted the prosecution’s motion to delay a probable cause hearing in the case of Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriots player who is charged with murder in the June slaying of Odin Lloyd.

The hearing is now set for August 22 at 2 p.m. Hernandez remains held without opportunity for bail.

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(CNN) — A Suffolk County grand jury looking into the double homicide of two men in Boston’s South End last July has been meeting for at least two weeks, a law enforcement source close to the investigation told CNN on Wednesday.

Prosecutors are presenting evidence to try to connect former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez to those shootings, according to the source,

Hernandez is currently charged with premeditated murder stemming from the death of a man in June.


New England Patriots release Aaron Hernandez

(CNN) — The New England Patriots have released tight end Aaron Hernandez, the team said via its official Twitter account. Hernandez was arrested Wednesday morning and is awaiting his arraignment.


Patriots player, Aaron Hernandez, taken into custody

By Rick Hall, NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, Massachusetts (CNN) — New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez on Wednesday morning was handcuffed and put into a police cruiser outside his home in North Attleborough, Massachusetts.

For the past several days, investigators have been searching the area near Hernandez’s home as they continued their probe into the death of a man whose body was found less than a mile from the house.

Hernandez’s lawyer broke his silence Monday, saying his client has been subjected to “a relentless flood of rumors, misinformation and false reports,” including unsubstantiated accounts in some media outlets late last week that an arrest warrant had been issued in connection with the investigation.

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