Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriots tight end NFL star was found dead in his cell early on Wednesday, having reportedly hanged himself.
Hernandez was pronounced dead at the age of 27 by doctors at the UMass Memorial Health Alliance Hospital the same morning. It’s believed that the former New England Patriot, who was serving a life sentence for murder, hanged himself using a bed sheet which he attached to a window. This information comes courtesy of Christopher Fallon, a spokesman for the Department of Correction.
Fallon adds that Hernandez had attempted to block the door to his cell by jamming it with various objects. Sources told ABC news that the former tight end was found dead with an eerie message written on his forehead and gives a frightening insight into his frame of mind at the time of his suicide.