Patriots’ Aaron Hernandez linked to possible homicide

Aaron Hernandez' house was reportedly searched by police Tuesday night. (Getty Images).
Aaron Hernandez’ house was reportedly searched by police Tuesday night. (Getty Images).

Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was reportedly questioned by state and local police at his home Tuesday after a dead body was found less than a mile from his North Attleboro, Mass. home on Monday. Hernandez is not considered a suspect in the possible homicide at this time but Sports Illustrated said that the former University of Florida star may have had a connection to the deceased person.

Troopers were seen coming in and out of Hernandez’s home Tuesday night.

The body of a 27-year-old male was reportedly found in an industrial yard Monday by a jogger. The Sports Illustrated report said that a rental car that was once under Hernandez’s name is tied to the case.

Patriots spokesman Stacey James told ABC, “I am aware of the reports, but I do not anticipate that we will be commenting publicly during an ongoing police investigation.”


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