Ex-NFL star, murder convict commits suicide in prison

Former American football star and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez was found dead in prison on Wednesday after hanging himself with a bedsheet in his cell. The 27-year-old was discovered hanging in his cell by corrections officers in Shirley, Massachusetts at approximately 3:05 am (0705 GMT), said Christopher Fallon with the Massachusetts Department of Correction. Hernandez hanged himself with a bedsheet that he had attached to his cell window and attempts to revive him were not successful, Fallon said.

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