The motives for suicide are complicated, personal and perhaps never fully understood. One simple answer though is at 27, with nearly four years inside and a lifetime to go, Aaron Hernandez's reality had become unbearable.
Aaron Hernandez was granted an abatement on his 2015 conviction for the murder of Odin Lloyd, meaning the former New England Patriot is considered not guilty in the eyes of the court. Bristol County (Mass.) Judge Susan Garsh, who presided over the original trial, ruled in favor of Hernandez’s estate
Add another layer to the intrigue into the suicide of Aaron Hernandez. On Friday, the suicide note Hernandez left his fiancée, Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, became public via a court filing by Bristol County (Mass.) prosecutors.
In the days before his death inside his cell in the Souza-Baranowski Correction Center, Aaron Hernandez mentioned to a fellow inmate a rumor he'd heard that could be a clue into why he committed suicide.
Before hanging himself with a prison bedsheet, Aaron Hernandez cut his right middle finger and in blood drew circular marks on each of his feet, consistent with images of the feet of Jesus Christ after he was hung from the cross. In red pen, Hernandez also wrote John 3:16 on his forehead, a scripture
By committing suicide, did Aaron Hernandez in effect choose to end the appeals process of his conviction for murdering Odin Lloyd in 2013, thus prohibiting him from beating the rap posthumously? Hernandez’s attorneys are arguing Hernandez should be deemed technically innocent because his case was never
Greg Kampe created Coaches Beat Cancer not just to raise money, but to make an experience for those who wanted to rub elbows with college basketball's elite.
After an up-and-down season at Notre Dame that helped drop him out of the first round, DeShone Kizer is grateful for the opportunity Cleveland gave him.
After all the hand-wringing the two running backs received for passing on their bowl games to focus on the draft, they were taken fourth and eighth overall.
With an enthusiastic reported crowd of 70,000 people showing up for the first round, Philly showed the NFL the future of its draft.