Op-Ed: Why do NFL stars throw their lives away?

Posted Jul 11, 2013 by Jerry Nelson
Aaron Hernandez has joined the "I'm-too-stupid-to-play-profe ssional-football-Dream-Team". Along with teammates like OJ Simpson and Michael Vick, Hernandez has thrown away a great opportunity.
Aaron Hernandez
Aaron Hernandez
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A partner of previous New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez stated he was informed Hernandez fired the shots that led to the death of a semi-pro football player, according to papers submitted in Florida.
The records, acquired by The Associated Press, likewise reveal that an automobile desired in a double getting rid of in Boston a year prior to had actually been leased in Hernandez's name.
The New England Patriots tight end was later on implicated of orchestrating Odin Lloyd's death in an industrial park near Hernandez's house.
Carlos Ortiz apparently informed Massachusetts detectives that the various other guy, Ernest Wallace, informed him Hernandez confessed to the getting rid of. The weapon made use of in the shooting was not found.
According to an affidavit connected to browse warrants unsealed in Massachusetts Tuesday, Hernandez approached authorities after he observed them parked outside his North Attleboro house on June 17, the day Lloyd's body was discovered.
Authorities stated they asked him about an SUV he had actually leased. Hernandez informed them he leased it for Lloyd and had actually last seen him in Boston the day in the past, the files stated.
The affidavit then stated Hernandez ended up being argumentative, asked "exactly what's with all the concerns?" and banged on door of his home behind him after he was informed that authorities were exploring a death.
He then returned with his lawyer's company card, and didn't react when authorities informed him they were examining a death.
"Mr. Hernandez banged the door and relocked it behind him," the records review. "Mr. Hernandez did not ask policemans whose death was being examined. Mr. Hernandez's disposition did not show any issue for the death of anybody.".
Hernandez came out about 10 minutes later on and agreed to be questioned at a police headquarters, according to the papers.