Aaron Hernandez committed suicide early this morning, according to jail authorities.
From the Massachusetts Department of Corrections:
“Mr. Hernandez was in a single cell in a general population unit,” a police statement read. “Mr. Hernandez hanged himself utilizing a bedsheet that he attached to his cell window. Mr. Hernandez also attempted to block his door from the inside by jamming the door with various items.”
Aaron Hernandez was 27.