Aaron Hernandez suicide: Here's what might have driven him to it


by NJ.com

Did an emotional moment with his 4-year-old daughter push the former New England Patriots tight end over the edge?

On April 13, as jurors deliberated double murder charges against him, former NFL star Aaron Hernandez, already serving a life sentence for another killing, shared a courtroom moment with his 4-year-old daughter, Avielle.

This is how the Boston Globe described the scene:

There was a surprise visitor in the courtroom in which Aaron Hernandez's...

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CBSSports.com reports:

Aaron Hernandez's lawyer insinuates that client's death might not have been suicide

The lawyer says he plans to conduct his own investigation into Hernandez's death

TMZ reports:

Aaron Hernandez Death Ruled Suicide By Hanging, Suicide Notes Found

Aaron Hernandez's death has been ruled a suicide by hanging by the medical examiner and officials say they recovered 3 handwritten suicide notes.

Business Insider reports:

Aaron Hernandez's death has officially been ruled a suicide after suicide notes were found in his cell

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Aaron Hernandez's death has officially been ruled a suicide, according to TMZ.

TMZ reports that investigators found three suicide notes in a Bible in Hernandez's jail cell. Hernandez, a former NFL tight end, was serving a life sentence for killing Odin Lloyd.

According to TMZ, investigators said cardboard was jammed into the door in an attempt to "impede entry into the cell."

The Worcester County District Attorney's Office said in a statement on Thursday that "Chief Medical...