Hernandez was officially released by the New England Patriots following his arrest this morning. Last week, a body was discovered near his home. The deceased was reportedly an “associate” of Hernandez.

Media are now reporting that Hernandez has just been charged with murder.

We will continue to monitor this story and update with further developments.


Remarks from the prosecutor, via WBZ-TV managing editor Peter Wilson:


And now, the defense:





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