Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez hanged himself in his jail cell early Wednesday morning and was later pronounced dead at a hospital, according to the Associated Press.

Hernandez was found hanged in his cell just after 3 a.m., according to an official with the Massachusetts Department of Corrections. After attempts to revive him failed, the Associated Press reports that Hernandez was pronounced dead at UMass Memorial — HealthAlliance Hospital in Leominster an hour later.


Read more at CBS Sports



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