Police questioned New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez on Monday i connection with a homicide case in Massachusetts, SI.com reported Tuesday.
Investigators were interested in searching Hernandez's home in North Attleboro, about a mile from where a body was found Monday and about 40 miles south of Boston. A vehicle registed in Hernandez's name was considered a piece of evidence, according to the report. But Hernandez is not believed to be a suspect.
ABC News reported that Hernandez was uncooperative with police and that the dead man could be an associate of Hernandez. SI.com reported that Hernandez had sought advice from an attorney.
A 27-year-old Boston man would found Monday by a jogger in an industrial park clearing in an area not far from Hernandez's residence. Television trucks were parked outside his home on Tuesday.
The Sun Chronicle of Attleboro indicated that a rented 2013 Chevrolet Suburban with Rhode Island license plates was connected to the possible homicide. The vehicle is linked to Hernandez, the newspaper reported.
Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter confirmed the body was found but provided no other details.
Hernandez, 23, was limited by injuries last season and played in 10 games for the Patriots. He caught 51 passes for 483 yards and five touchdowns. The 2010 fourth-round pick from Florida has 175 career receptions for 1,956 yards and 18 touchdowns.