Aaron Hernandez’s former agent Brian Murphy said there was “no chance” he could commit suicide, shortly after it happened, setting up a conspiracy theory that did not last long.
Not long afterward, it was released that THREE handwritten notes were found beside a Bible in Hernandez’s cell, according to Worcester District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr.’s office.
One of the notes was to fiancée, Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, who was seen leaving her mother’s Connecticut home Thursday. The second note was to his four-year-old daughter Avielle.
Aaron Hernandez had given “most of his personal belongings to fellow inmates and covered the floor of his cell in soap,” so that he wouldn’t be able to save himself if he decided to abort the hanging.
And sources close to the investigation told DailyMail.com that the third letter was written to the former football star’s gay prison lover.
It is reported that the lover is now under ‘eye-to-eye’ suicide watch.
The notes were discovered next to a Bible opened to John 3:16, the same verse that Hernandez had written across his forehead in marker.
That verse reads: ‘For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.’
This comes as DailyMail.com learned exclusively on Thursday that Hernandez was planning his suicide for weeks.
The former football star even gave away most of his personal belongings to fellow inmates and covered the floor of his cell in soap, according to a well-paced source. If he lost his nerve he wouldn’t be able to save himself as he would slip around and not be able to land firmly on his feet.
‘Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Henry N. Nields performed an autopsy on Mr. Hernandez on Wednesday and concluded today that the manner of death was suicide and the cause asphyxia by hanging,’ stated Massachusetts District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. in a statement on Thursday.
‘An investigation into the death by the State Police Detectives assigned to the District Attorney’s Office and Department of Correction investigators found cardboard jammed into the door tracks of his single-inmate cell to impede entry into the cell.’
The report went on to state: ‘There were no signs of a struggle, and investigators determined that Mr. Hernandez was alone at the time of the hanging.
What a sad ending to a sad story.
Who says money makes you happy? Aaron Hernandez planned this suicide “for weeks”! He had weeks to think about how this would effect his little girl for the rest of her life. Shame on him. What a selfish decision.
And shame on Brian Murphy for trying to make a conspiracy out of this without knowing the facts. Guess he has egg all over his face now. Hernandez had not been dead 24 hours and there had been no details released before Murphy tweeted:
“Absolutely no chance he took his own life. Chico was not a saint, but my family and I loved him and he would never take his own life.”
One thing that appears clear is that his conviction will be overturned now that he’s dead. In Massachusetts, a legal loophole called “abatement ab initio” ensures that if a person dies before he has exhausted all appeals of a conviction, the conviction will be overturned.
This should help make sure that his little girl is financially well taken care of with his NFL pension.
She is the one that is important now. So sad.
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