BREAKING NEWS: Patriots release TE Aaron Hernandez amid murder investigation
The New England Patriots have released troubled Tight end Aaron Hernandez this morning amid the murder investigation he is currently involved in. Also this morning Hernandez was taken from his North Attleboro, Mass. home in handcuffs and was arrests, though the exact charges are not currently known though over the weekend it was reported that an arrest warrant was prepared for obstruction of justice charges for Hernandez’s refusal to cooperate in the investigation. However such reports were denied to media from the Bristol Country District Attorney’s office.
I don’t want to speculate on anything so as soon as I hear anything I will update this post, but overall reaction is that Hernandez choose this for himself and I don’t really feel terribly for him, he had a chance to live a great life, but he never really grew up. Plain and simple.
Below is the press release:
The New England Patriots have issued the following statement on the release of tight end Aaron Hernandez.FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots have announced the release of tight end Aaron Hernandezfollowing his arrest in the investigation of a homicide last week in North Attleboro, Mass.The New England Patriots issued the following statement: “A young man was murdered last week and we extend our sympathies to the family and friends who mourn his loss. Words cannot express the disappointment we feel knowing that one of our players was arrested as a result of this investigation. We realize that law enforcement investigations into this matter are ongoing. We support their efforts and respect the process. At this time, we believe this transaction is simply the right thing to do.”
More details to follow.