Just breaking that former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has been discovered in his prison cell dead this morning, from what looks like an apparent suicide. Prison authorities confirming that the former New England Patriots star was discovered at 3:05AM and life-saving efforts were not successful. He was rushed to a Massachusetts hospital where he was pronounced dead at 4:07AM.
Police are investigating the death.
Aaron Hernandez committed suicide - statement from prison authorities. pic.twitter.com/xgQLA20x6Q— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 19, 2017