Attleboro, MA (Sports Network) - Aaron Hernandez has been charged with murder
stemming from a homicide investigation into the death of Odin Lloyd on June
Hernandez was taken into custody on Wednesday morning, led away from his home
in handcuffs by law enforcement authorities at about 8:45 a.m. ET. He was
arraigned Wednesday in Attleboro District Court.
The New England Patriots released the Pro Bowl tight end less than two hours
after his arrest.
Hernandez was charged nine days after the body of Lloyd was found near the
player's home. Police had met with Hernandez and searched his home a few times
Lloyd, who was 27 years old, was a semi-pro football player and said to be an
acquaintance of Hernandez. Reports have indicated that Lloyd was dating the
sister of Hernandez's fiancee.
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