New England Patriots' Aaron Hernandez charged with murder

  • New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was charged with the murder of 27-year-old semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd on Wednesday.

    Lloyd’s body was found on June 17 in an industrial park in the town, some 40 miles south of Boston, near the stadium where the Patriots play.

    According to Massachusetts State Police, Lloyd had been shot execution-style.

    Hernandez was arrested at his home at 8:47 am ET and spent five hours in custody before arriving for his arraignment at 2 pm.

    Hernandez also face charges of possessing a firearm without a license, possessing a large capacity firearm and a firearm without an ID card.

    Neither his lawyer nor the Patriots could be reached for a comment. 

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