Former NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Found Dead in Cell
Just days after being acquitted in a separate murder case former New England Patriots, Aaron Hernandez, was found hanged in his cell Wednesday morning (3:05am, April 19) in the Massachusetts prison where he was serving a life sentence for a previous murder conviction.
“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. Mr. Hernandez hanged himself utilizing a bed sheet 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. –CNN