Ex-Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez acquitted of double murder

Former New England Patriots' tight end Aaron Hernandez has been found not guilty of murder in the 2012 shooting of two men on a Boston street.

BOSTON - Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez has been found not guilty in a 2012 double murder in Boston.

The former New England Patriots tight end was accused of shooting two men in Boston in 2012. Hernandez’s lawyers say a former Hernandez friend shot the men over a drug deal.

The jurors were in their sixth day of deliberations.

The only charge Hernandez was found guilty on by this jury was unlawful gun possession and was sentenced to 4-5 years in state prsion for that.

Hernandez, 27, already is serving a life sentence in the 2013 killing shooting of Oldin Lloyd, who had been dating the sister of Hernandez' fiancee at the time of murder.

 

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