New England Patriots Aaron Hernandez Released From NFL & Arrested In Murder Case
In connection with the homicide investigation into the death of Odin Lloyd last week. Arron Hernandez was arrested because evidance proves he’s an acquaintance and the two were together hours before Lloyd was killed. Law enforcement sources say that Hernandez destroyed evidence and could be charged with obstruction of justice when he handed over his cell phone destoryed into pieces and a maid suprisily cleans his home a day before his arrest.
Hernandez is also facing a lawsuit stemming from a separate incident, in which he allegedly shot a man in the face following a dispute at a Miami strip club back in February.
NFL New England Patriots Released Statement:
“A young man was murdered last week and we extend our sympathies to the family and friends who mourn his loss. Words cannot express the disappointment we feel knowing that one of our players was arrested as a result of this investigation. We realize that law enforcement investigations into this matter are ongoing. We support their efforts and respect the process. At this time, we believe this transaction is simply the right thing to do.”
23-year-old Hernandez was a rising star with the Patriots and signed a 5-year contract worth $40 MILLION just last summer