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Former NFL Player Who
Killed 6 Had Severe CTE
Dec 14, 2021 11:32 AM CST
Former NFL Player Who Killed 6 Had Severe CTE
Family says Phillip Adams was 'desperately seeking help from the NFL'
- A former NFL player who went on a murderous rampage, killing six people and himself , had stage 2 chronic traumatic encephalopathy, better known as CTE. That's according to Boston University's Dr. Ann McKee, who examined Phillip Adams' brain tissue and found it was in a similar condition as...
Sexuality Was a
Jan 14, 2020 10:35 AM CST
Aaron Hernandez's Sexuality Was a Huge Struggle: Ex-Teammate
College teammate talks about NFL star ahead of 2 upcoming documentaries
- A teammate of Aaron Hernandez's at the University of Florida tells
the football star, who went from the Florida Gators to the NFL before ultimately killing himself in prison in 2017 at age 27, was dealing with a lot. "Everything about Aaron was a struggle," the...
Aaron Hernandez Is Once
Again a Convicted Murderer
Mar 13, 2019 1:04 PM CDT
Aaron Hernandez Is Once Again a Convicted Murderer
Court reinstates his conviction
- Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction was reinstated Wednesday in a sweeping ruling from Massachusetts' highest court that does away with the legal principle that made the former NFL star innocent in the eyes of the law after he killed himself in prison. The Supreme Judicial Court unanimously found that the...
Blacked-Out Part of Report
on Aaron Hernandez Revealed
Oct 30, 2018 1:27 PM CDT
Blacked-Out Part of Report on Aaron Hernandez Revealed
Inmate alleges former NFL star was smoking K2 prior to his suicide
- In the wake of Aaron Hernandez's April 19, 2017, death, a 132-page report was made public. One redacted part of that report has now been seen by the
, and it's raising some big questions. The portion covers an interview with an inmate who said the former...
Aaron Hernandez's Final Note
to Fiancee: 'I'M BEING CALLED!'
in case you missed it
Aug 25, 2018 11:12 AM CDT
Aaron Hernandez's Final Note to Fiancee: 'I'M BEING CALLED!'
3 suicide notes from former Patriots player revealed in new biography by his lawyer
- Three handwritten suicide notes were left behind by Aaron Hernandez in his Massachusetts jail cell on April 19, 2017, though only one of the notes had been previously made public . Those letters—to attorney Jose Baez, to Hernandez's fiancee Shayanna Jenkins, and to the former Patriots player's...
May 23, 2018 1:20 PM CDT
Aaron Hernandez's Fiancee 'Expecting Another Miracle'
Shayanna Jenkins is pregnant, 13 months after Hernandez's death
- Thirteen months after Aaron Hernandez died in prison, the former Patriots player's fiancée is expecting a baby. Shayanna Jenkins, who had daughter Avielle with Hernandez in 2012, posted a photo of her baby bump on Instagram Tuesday announcing her pregnancy. "Many of you have had speculated that...
Aaron Hernandez's CTE Was
Most Severe Ever Found at 27
Nov 9, 2017 3:11 PM CST
Aaron Hernandez's CTE Was Most Severe Ever Found at 27
Expert discusses findings from NFL player's brain
- Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez suffered severe damage to parts of the brain that play an important role in memory, impulse control, and behavior, a researcher who studied his brain said Thursday. Dr. Ann McKee, director of the CTE Center at Boston University, said she could not "...
NFL Is in for a Firestorm Over
Hernandez's Severe CTE
Sep 22, 2017 1:37 PM CDT
NFL Is in for a Firestorm Over Hernandez's Severe CTE
It can no longer ignore football's link: columnist
- More than 100 former NFL players have been found to have had chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the degenerative brain disease associated with repeated knocks to the head. One might think, then, that Aaron Hernandez's case of CTE is just another one. Not so. Hernandez's diagnosis "will shake the...
Sep 21, 2017 4:39 PM CDT
Aaron Hernandez Had CTE
Brain exam finds he had stage 3 chronic traumatic encephalopathy
- Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez was suffering from "severe" CTE when he killed himself, according to a postmortem brain exam conducted at Boston University,
reports. Chronic traumatic encephalopathy, which is caused by repeated blows to the head and frequently affects football players and other athletes, can only...
Breaks Silence on Suicide
May 11, 2017 4:07 AM CDT
Hernandez Fiancee Breaks Silence on Suicide
She thought suicide call was a cruel 'trick'
- Aaron Hernandez's fiancee says his prison suicide last month was so unexpected that when she got the news in a phone call, she thought it was "a hoax, some cruel person playing a trick on me." In a two-part
interview that will air on May...
Death Wipes Hernandez
of His Murder Conviction
May 9, 2017 12:18 PM CDT
Death Wipes Hernandez of His Murder Conviction
Judge erases his conviction per a Massachusetts legal principle
- He'll enter the history books as a former NFL star and a one-time inmate but, ultimately, not a convicted murderer. Judge E. Susan Garsh on Tuesday agreed to erase Aaron Hernandez's conviction in a 2013 murder because he died before his appeal was heard. Garsh said she was...
May 6, 2017 8:31 AM CDT
Hernandez Suicide Note to Fiancee: 'You're Rich'
Prosecutors release suicide note
- "YOU'RE RICH," Aaron Hernandez told fiancee Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez in one of his three suicide notes —but the manner of his death means that the only ones with a guaranteed payday are the lawyers. According to a court filing Friday that included the suicide note, Hernandez told...
May 5, 2017 10:10 AM CDT
Bloody Scene in Hernandez Cell: Police Report
Ex-NFLer wrote 'John 3:16' on his forehead in ink, on the cell wall in blood
- Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez wrote a reference to a biblical passage in ink on his forehead and in blood on his prison cell wall before he hanged himself with a bedsheet, Massachusetts State Police say in an investigative report released Thursday. The report notes "John 3:16" was...
Hubbub Over Hernandez's
3rd Suicide Note Rages On
Apr 27, 2017 9:21 AM CDT
Hubbub Over Hernandez's 3rd Suicide Note Rages On
Lawyer for 'close friend' wants it released; Hernandez lawyer bashes gay lover rumors
- One of the letters was said to have been to Aaron Hernandez's fiancee, a second to his young daughter. But the nature of a third suicide note Hernandez is believed to have left behind remains shrouded in mystery—and now the lawyer of Kyle Kennedy, who says he was...
3 Suicide Notes
Apr 21, 2017 6:26 AM CDT
Hernandez Left 3 Suicide Notes
'Please don't cry,' sources quote them as saying
- Though a prison official initially said Aaron Hernandez left no suicide note, three notes were in fact found in his cell at Massachusetts' Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center, reports the
. A statement from Worcester District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. confirmed the handwritten notes were found next to a Bible...
Attorney, Authorities Battle
Over Aaron Hernandez's Brain
Apr 20, 2017 7:19 PM CDT
Attorney, Authorities Battle Over Aaron Hernandez's Brain
His brain has been given to his family, who will donate it to CTE research
- Aaron Hernandez's brain is being turned over to his family after his lawyer accused authorities in Massachusetts of "illegally" keeping it from them, NBC News reports. According to Reuters , the former NFL player's family plans to donate his brain to the CTE center at Boston University, where...
Report: Hernandez Died With
Bible Verse on Forehead
Apr 20, 2017 6:18 AM CDT
Report: Hernandez Died With Bible Verse on Forehead
He may have smoked synthetic marijuana before death
- Aaron Hernandez had a Bible verse scrawled on his forehead when he was found hanged in his prison cell early Wednesday, sources tell WBZ . The sources say the former NFL star had the words "John 3:16" on his forehead, along with red marks on his hands and feet....
Aaron Hernandez's Murder
Conviction May Be Lifted
Apr 19, 2017 12:59 PM CDT
Aaron Hernandez's Murder Conviction May Be Lifted
Because it was under appeal at the time of former NFL star's death
- An attorney for Aaron Hernandez says he isn't convinced his high-profile client committed suicide . Prison officials say the former NFL star hanged himself with a bed sheet, but attorney Jose Baez says he will conduct his own investigation alongside the prison's because Hernandez didn't seem remotely suicidal,...
Prison: Aaron Hernandez
Hangs Himself in Cell
Apr 19, 2017 5:52 AM CDT
Prison: Aaron Hernandez Hangs Himself in Cell
Ex-Patriot was serving a life term for murder
- Startling news out of a Massachusetts prison: Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez hanged himself in his cell overnight, say authorities at the Souza Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley. Hernandez, serving a life term for murder, used a bed sheet attached to the window in his cell, say the prison officials,...
Aaron Hernandez Acquitted
in 2012 Double Murder
Apr 14, 2017 5:04 PM CDT
Aaron Hernandez Acquitted in 2012 Double Murder
But the former NFL star is still serving life without parole for another murder
- Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez was found not guilty Friday of murdering two men outside a Boston nightclub in 2012, Reuters reports. But that doesn't mean the ex-New England Patriot is going to be a free man any time soon. Hernandez is currently serving life without parole for murdering...
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