Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez–who was found guilty of murder and was service a life sentence, died after hanging himself in his prison cell.
Just a few days ago, he was acquitted of another double murder.
He was found just after 3 a.m.–reports say he used a bed sheet that he attached t a cell window.
His lawyer Jose Baez said “There were no conversations or correspondence from Aaron to his family or legal team that would have indicated anything like this was possible. Aaron was looking forward to an opportunity for a second chance to prove his innocence. Those who love and care about him are heartbroken and determined to find the truth surrounding his untimely death. We request that authorities conduct a transparent and thorough investigation.”