A second man is being held in connection with Odin Lloyd murder case

Reuters

One of the other two men allegedly with Aaron Hernandez and Odin Lloyd at the time of Lloyd’s death possibly is in police custody.

According to the Boston Globe, 27-year-old Carlos Ortiz is being held at the Hartford Correctional Center “in connection to the [Lloyd] case.”  Bail has been set for Ortiz at $1.5 million.  The records in Ortiz’s case have been sealed, according to Nick Underhill of MassLive.com.

According to the Hartford Courant, Ortiz has waived extradition to Massachusetts.  He was due in court Wednesday on a charge of violating probation, and he has a record of convictions for larceny and criminal mischief.

Evidence summarized by prosecutor Bill McCauley at the Wednesday arraignment of Aaron Hernandez strongly suggests that someone in the car other than Hernandez and Lloyd informed police that Hernandez spoke to Lloyd of being upset with something Lloyd had said to others about Hernandez two nights earlier, and that Hernandez believed he couldn’t “trust” the victim.

This implies that one or both of the other two men in the car already have cooperated with police.

76 responses to “A second man is being held in connection with Odin Lloyd murder case

  1. Not for or against anyone, never met any of the people involved. Just rooting for true justice.

  2. I have made it 38 years on this planet without killing anyone. What is wrong with these people?

  3. The best thing that will come from all this is the intense media scrutiny the Patriots franchise especially under the Belichick regime will be getting. Not just from the football/sports world but the Main Stream Media. They will start digging into any other “issues” the team has had and we know what that means. All those millions around the world that watch the Super Bowl but really couldn’t care less about football that have never even heard of Spygate will now start getting the truth. Soon everyone will be made aware of the true “Patriot Way” and it will be blissful. Everyone around the World, not just football fans will know they cheated their way to three Lombardi’s! I can see it on 60 Miniutes etc. now.

  4. Hernandez said that he “couldn’t trust” the victim…. so he killed him (allegedly).

    That makes me wonder if Hernandez has committed other SERIOUS crimes before, and needed to silence this guy because he had the goods on him……. why else would you kill someone in this situation????

  5. Wouldn’t it be great to see Walt Coleman as the defense lawyer for Hernandez?

    I mean this is not the first time that Walt has been on their payroll to help in their defense.

  6. The timing of Hernandez arrest and this other dirtbag smells of a RAT. Wouldn’t surprise me if it were Hernandez howevere this tactic will fail because the prosecutor wants his head and secondly, rats have a very short life expectancy in prison. Pick your poison boys!

  7. no gun, no visual proof he was the shooter, its the same thing as ray lewis. there was no suit so he pleaded out. itll be his homies word against his with no gun and no visual proof. he will be lucky if he serves two years max. even the car tracks found. the only thing the prosecutor can say is that it was a front wheel drive car and hernandez had a front wheel drive car with mud in the wheel well. so do i, so does that mean i killed him? this is why he has so many just gun charges as they have no chance with the murder charge. please, any dimwit attorney can convince one juror with this evidence.

  8. Enjoy your life in prison Aaron. I hope your “street cred” was worth it. Million dollar talent, but a 10 cent head…….What a f’n waste.

    Sincerely,
    Patriots Nation

  9. Holy crap!!! Did you guys know that the Patriots signed Tim Tebow!!!??? LMAO!!!! Oh my God this is going to be a circus at foxboro!!! What were they thinking????? Lol

  10. Wouldn’t need to worry about it if he just enjoyed the good life and his millions of dollars like most normal people would.

  11. Killed Lloyd because you couldn’t trust him in front of guys that obviously you can’t trust.. maybe the problem is you Aaron, you are a dirtbag and hang out with other dirtbags

  12. Will this even see the court room. The way things are being presented, it seem pretty cut and dry. Who ever sings first gets the best deal.

  13. I assume the reason for keeping everything sealed is to not taint a Grand Jury with such a high profile case.

  14. “You can’t trust anyone anymore”

    Can’t trust the guy you murdered, can’t trust your accomplices, can’t trust your overpaid lawyers to weasel you out of this…

  15. Questionable associates
    + Questionable background
    + great athletic talent
    + huge success
    + Huge Money
    +nobody in your life holding you accountable
    + 23 years old
    Recipe for disaster

  16. Ortiz has a record of convictions for larceny and criminal mischief. Doesn’t really scream trigger man, not like Hernandez for someone who has already shot a man in the face……

  17. They’re closing in on AH. And you have to know that the accomplice knows precisely where the murder weapon was ditched – they probably are the ones that ditched it.

  18. So being upset with someone is a motive for murder? But this case seems to be gang related and wasn’t Hernandez a gang member once. Once a member always a member.
    Any NFL team who knowingly drafts and signs a player who was a street gang member,,,, ___________________________________________

  19. beerndrums says:Jun 27, 2013 7:02 AM

    I absolutely love this…keep it coming
    It’s even better that it involves the Patriots

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    I get that you think it’s fun to see the Patriots suffering, just like it would be fun for me to see the Jets suffer… however, how can you “absolutely love” a murder. It’s not an episode of CSI… someone actually died.

  20. Remember: Guilty if ONLY beyond a reasonable doubt. If one person thinks that he may be innocent, he walks

  21. Aaron Hernandez is a Scorpio, this doesn’t surprise me. At their core scorpios can be cruel and especially violent. Scorpios don’t like their business being out out there, because they are naturally secretive people. Hernandez is an immature Scorpio, and he’ll pay for it with prison time.

  22. I don’t understand what kind of mind set you have to kill anyone period. Especially because you cant trust them.

    My advice maybe try distancing yourself in the future from the problems.

    I’m not a pro athlete, didn’t grow up in a tuff situation like some have. But once you have “made it” what is the point to continue what everyone talks about trying to get away from.
    Doesn’t make sense…

  23. There is no way a 23-year-old kid ought to own or live in a mansion like the one I’ve seen on TV the past couple of days. This is part of the problem: These players are paid way too much money too early in life. Too young, too dumb and too damn rich.
    No wonder I can’t afford the price of a ticket anymore.

  24. Thank God, for a minute there I thought he killed BRANDON Lloyd because he couldn’t trust him….

  25. kd75 says:Jun 27, 2013 6:59 AM

    I have made it 38 years on this planet without killing anyone. What is wrong with these people?
    ________________________________
    I have made it 54 years and bet I die before I ever kill anyone!!! And you are correct……..what is wrong with these young kids who have everything and throw it all away.

  26. The same people calling him a snitch are happy he likely gave the information that finally led to the arrest. Can’t have it both ways folks. Looks like the case has now moved beyond ‘circumstantial evidence.’

  27. Hernandez is done. While they may not have a ton of physicl evidence, the circumstantial evidence is overwhelming. Not to mention Ortiz may talk and Lloyd made virtually a dying declaration to his sister via text that he was with Hernandez. You don’t have to prove the case 100%- Just beyond a reasonable doubt, and it’s getting much harder to have a reasonable doubt Hernandez didn’t have a part in this.

  28. This is first degree murder in which the victim was apparently executed. That means it doesn’t matter whether or not Hernandez actually pulled the trigger. It is still first degree murder in the state of Massachusetts to be involved in an execution style murder.

    The only hope that Hernandez has is turning state’s evidence against the other people in the vehicle and hoping that he’ll get a reduced first degree penalty (in other words, maybe life in prison with a chance of parole in 20 years instead of no parole). With one other person apparently cooperating and remaining separate from Hernandez, the odds of this happening are getting longer and longer.

  29. jimmyt says:
    Jun 27, 2013 7:14 AM
    The best thing that will come from all this is the intense media scrutiny the Patriots franchise especially under the Belichick regime will be getting. Not just from the football/sports world but the Main Stream Media. They will start digging into any other “issues” the team has had and we know what that means. All those millions around the world that watch the Super Bowl but really couldn’t care less about football that have never even heard of Spygate will now start getting the truth. Soon everyone will be made aware of the true “Patriot Way” and it will be blissful. Everyone around the World, not just football fans will know they cheated their way to three Lombardi’s! I can see it on 60 Miniutes etc. now.
    ___________________________________

    I don’t know where you were back in 2007, but the mainstream media & the rest of the world already knows all about it.

    Rational people who know the details of the rules & offense realize it’s not quite the scandal people like you continue to make it out to be.

    Safe to say this AH situation will not bring back spygate, or make it into what you perceive it to be.

    It might be time for you to move on man.

  30. Next time, just “de-friend” him on Facebook. That’s what we all do when we cant trust someone anymore.

  31. And another thing. If you think the prosecutor laid out ALL the evidence they have at the arraignment, you’re mistaken.

  32. From rotoworld :

    Sources tell FOX 25 Boston that investigators consider Aaron Hernandez a possible suspect in a 2012 double murder that occurred in Boston.
    On July 16 of last year, police responded to an intersection in downtown Boston. They found three men had been shot while stopped at a traffic light — two of them fatally. The deceased were identified as Safiro Furtado and Daniel Abreu, and they had reportedly just left a bar. Witnesses said a gray or silver SUV with Rhode Island plates opened fire and then fled. The investigation is ongoing. Meanwhile, Hernandez was charged with the murder of Odin Lloyd on Wednesday and is facing a civil suit for shooting a man in the face in Florida in February.

  33. randolph32 says: Jun 27, 2013 7:00 AM

    Criminals really aren’t very smart are they?

    ================================

    When I was a Prosecutor we would routinely say how glad we were that criminals were stupid because we’d almost never catch them otherwise.

    And it sure sounds like this guy has worked out a deal.

  34. jimnsota says:

    I don’t understand what kind of mind set you have to kill anyone period. Especially because you cant trust them.
    ______________________

    Its the gang / jailhouse mentality where respect matters more than your own freedom. The victim here said things about Hernandez that he didn’t like, to people he didn’t like. Ie; he totally disrespected Hernandez.

    That’s why people like this end up in jail and should be kept there. They aren’t able to differentiate between things that you should at most punch someone in the mouth for doing or just cut them off and have nothing to do with them in the future. Instead they kill them or beat them within an inch of their life all over so called “respect”.

  35. “raiderinvader says:
    Jun 27, 2013 7:14 AM
    praying for the families of all involved.remember innocent til proven guilty.judgment is the Lord’s and the Lord’s alone !”

    Actually, judgment is the court’s first. The Lord doesn’t get him until later.

  36. AH prob killed OL cuz he knew something about this July 2012 double murder hes being investigated for and was about to snitch. What a waste. Prayers for the Lloyd family.

  37. If he have to kill a person because he don’t trust them it sounds like Hernandez may have been involved in some other extra curricular behavior outside of football

  38. The way things are going and with all the facts coming out, anybody hanging around with him from now on better pray that he really really trusts them…

  39. claytw05 says:
    I can almost guarantee this 2nd man will take the fall and rap for this.
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    And what will your guarantee provide if he doesn’t take the rap … more comments with additional guarantees, all at no additional cost to the reader?

  40. I’m trying to do the math in my head of how many dead people there would be lying around if I killed everyone who said something about me that I didn’t like.

    …yeah, oodles.

    I would NOT be very popular in the office. That’s for sure.

  41. brian55906 says:
    Jun 27, 2013 7:24 AM
    Hernandez said that he “couldn’t trust” the victim…. so he killed him (allegedly).

    That makes me wonder if Hernandez has committed other SERIOUS crimes before, and needed to silence this guy because he had the goods on him……. why else would you kill someone in this situation????

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    Sounds like you are indeed onto something here…

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