The legal battle in the Aaron Hernandez case is still ongoing, despite the former tight end's death
When Aaron Hernandez killed himself in prison earlier this year, he was still appealing his conviction for the murder of Odin Lloyd and that led a Massachusetts judge to void the conviction under the legal principle known as abatement ab initio. That principle holds that a conviction can’t be finalized until the appeals process has…
Aaron Hernandez's conviction was voided after the former New England Patriots player killed himself in prison
A Massachusetts senator put his name behind a bill that seeks to change the centuries-old legal “rule” that vacated the murder conviction of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez posthumously. State Sen. Richard Ross was co-sponsoring legislation that would nullify the right to the...
Massachusetts lawmakers are re-examining a legal custom that allows for criminal convictions to be erased when a defendant dies before an appeal can be heard. The scrutiny follows Aaron Hernandez's … Click to Continue »
The centuries-old Massachusetts legal rule that vacated Aaron Hernandez’s murder conviction posthumously could be getting the axe, according to new reports. If the bill is passed into law, it could mean that Hernandez’s legal team will have been one of the last to successfully vacate a murder...
The dismissal of Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction after the former NFL star took his life in prison has renewed calls to change a longstanding legal tradition in Massachusetts. On Monday, … Click to Continue »
Hernandez’s Westwood Estates home in Massachusetts owes tens of thousands in unpaid real estate taxes.
Hernandez lived in the house with his fiancée, Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, and their daughter, Avielle.
Hernandez reportedly gorged 20 honey buns in a single night after receiving a package that he knew corrections officers would eventually confiscate.
Hernandez, who committed suicide in his cell last month, struggled with the transition to prison life
When Aaron Hernandez's body was found hanigng by the neck from a bed sheet in his cell in at Souza-Baranowski Correctional Institute outside of Boston last month, the news was met with mixed reactions. Some had little sympathy for the...Show More Summary
A miscommunication among the staff allowed Hernandez to purchase 24 honey buns and cosmetics.
The older brother of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez broke his silence on the athlete’s death Tuesday.
The older brother of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez — who committed suicide April 19 in his jail cell at Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center — broke his silence on the athlete’s death Tuesday. The brother, identified as Jonathan, said in a statement published by the...
Hernandez requested to be transferred to a different part of the prison with a friend.
The former Patriots tight end described one cellmate as “my heart,” according to letters.
Aaron Hernandez had requested prison officials to change his cell and move him to a different part of the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, Massachusetts, where he had been serving life in prison without parole for the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd, new prison letters revealed Sunday....
Hernandez was found dead in his prison cell at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, Massachusetts, April 19.
Hernandez repeatedly requested to “celly up” with fellow inmates, one of whom he called his “heart.”