Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez was found dead in his prison cell after hanging himself on Wednesday. The 27-year-old was serving a life sentence for murder. His death came less than a week after he was acquitted in a second murder case.
Here is some reaction from current and former NFL players and media.
GOOD MORNING TO ALL...
— Ike Taylor (@Ike_SwagginU) April 19, 2017
Aaron Hernandez is one murder appeal victory away from scoring touchdowns for some team again.. what a day
— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) April 15, 2017
Or not https://t.co/npmyK2z9PV
— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) April 19, 2017
RIP Chico #81
— Flash Gordon (@JOSH_GORDONXII) April 19, 2017
Asked by CNBC days ago for one word to associate with Aaron Hernandez, Bill Belichick said, "tragedy."
From beginning to end, a tragedy.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 19, 2017
While many are ecstatic about Aaron taking his life, let's not forget about this sweet little 4 year old baby who has to grow up with this. https://t.co/9HqwceLhwR
— Donté Stallworth (@DonteStallworth) April 19, 2017
I thought he was about to appeal his case. Wow https://t.co/XFm6DzGzC6
— ANTONIO CROMARTIE (@CRO31) April 19, 2017
Sad to hear about Aaron Hernandez. Promising future to a tragic end. prayers to his family.
— Joique Bell (@JoiqueBell) April 19, 2017