Hernandez indicted for murder of Odin Lloyd

AP

As expected for weeks, a grand jury has indicted former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez for the murder of Odin Lloyd, via the Boston Globe.

The indictment comes on the same day Hernandez was due in court for a probable cause hearing, making the hearing moot.

By indicting Hernandez, the grand jury has found that probable cause exists to believe Hernandez killed Lloyd.

Hernandez will remain jailed without bail.  Eventually, a trial date will be set.

Another grand jury reportedly is considering whether Hernandez killed two men in July 2012.  He could be indicted for those murders at any time.

87 responses to “Hernandez indicted for murder of Odin Lloyd

  1. Guilty as charged. What a loser! Was making money. Young. A whole career ahead of him. Could of been a HOF maybe. All over nothing. What a waste. Oh well

  2. Made it out of the hood. Turned around and went right back in. How does this even make sense?

  3. Hernandez is in DEEP trouble judging by the photo.

    Peter King is NOT a good lawyer, he isn’t even a good journelist

  4. All the money that is going to be spent/wasted on this is unbelievable. Since Connecticut won’t euthanize this bum, they should at least make him sell all his assests, and support his own way through life in prison.

  5. An indictment is a long way from a verdict of guilty. Him getting convicted of murder is about as likely right now as the notion that Foles had a chance at the starting gig in Philly.

  6. Top 5 TE in the league:
    1)Rob Gronkowski
    2)Jimmy Graham
    3)Vernon Davis
    4)Jason Witten
    5)Santana Moss

    In that Order!

  7. @509Seahawks that’s a weak name. Try this one. HernandezPISTOLoffence hahaha now that’s the best ff name Lmao…its a shame ppl ruin good lives like this. Wether it be his own or Odin Lloyds family. Rip to those affected by this idiot waste of oxygen.

  8. Hernandez is in DEEP trouble judging by the photo.

    Peter King is NOT a good lawyer, he isn’t even a good journelist

    ………………………

    I’ve been saying the same thing for years about Peter King

    Nobody cares about your Northeast bias reporting

    Nobody cares about your coffee reports

    Nobody cares about your daughters volleyball team

    And please do something about the skunk stripe…

  9. “The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.”

    -Lorenzo Anello, A Bronx Tale

    This of course applies to Odin Lloyd, not the coward who shot him.

  10. To all the message board lawyers pontificating that people expressing opinions as to Hernandez’s guilt or innocence need to presume he’s innocent or something until the trial is over:

    No we don’t.

    We’re not on the jury. And unlikely to be called to serve on it.

    We’re not in a courtroom. We’re not trying the case.

    You’re not his lawyer and you really need to stop counseling other people to ‘watch what they say’.

    There’s more than enough facts presented in the media thus far to form an opinion as to whether or not Hernandez was involved in murder/s.

  11. g35phin says:
    Aug 22, 2013 1:38 PM
    Top 5 TE in the league:
    1)Rob Gronkowski
    2)Jimmy Graham
    3)Vernon Davis
    4)Jason Witten
    5)Santana Moss

    In that Order!
    ==========================
    You know Jimmy is the best TE, just admit it…lol

  12. G35phin said;

    Top 5 TE in the league:
    1)Rob Gronkowski
    2)Jimmy Graham
    3)Vernon Davis
    4)Jason Witten
    5)Santana Moss

    In that Order!

    Wow……. I really can’t say anything more than that! I like the first 4(not in that order) but you obviously don’t watch football and it is evident by your number 5 TE.
    Santana moss as number 5 huh? Dude he is a washed up Wr!! You really made me chuckle! I seriously hope this was a gaffe and you really don’t think moss is a TE!

    WOW!!!!!!

  13. Charging him with first degree murder may get him the Zimmerman verdict. Ortiz said that Lloyd and Hernandez had shook hands prior to the murder and looked to have smoothed things over.

    It will be hard to establish the murder was preconceived.

  14. manofaiki says: Aug 22, 2013 1:49 PM

    To all the message board lawyers pontificating that people expressing opinions as to Hernandez’s guilt or innocence need to presume he’s innocent or something until the trial is over:

    No we don’t.

    We’re not on the jury. And unlikely to be called to serve on it.

    We’re not in a courtroom. We’re not trying the case.

    You’re not his lawyer and you really need to stop counseling other people to ‘watch what they say’.

    There’s more than enough facts presented in the media thus far to form an opinion as to whether or not Hernandez was involved in murder/s.
    ————————————————————
    Didn’t realize one had to be a message board lawyer to understand innocent until proven guilty.
    I mean didn’t we just go thru this with George Zimmerman? Or is that different because……………

  15. Top 5 TE in the league:
    1)Rob Gronkowski
    2)Jimmy Graham
    3)Vernon Davis
    4)Jason Witten
    5)Santana Moss

    In that Order!

    Wow……. I really can’t say anything more than that! I like the first 4(not in that order) but you obviously don’t watch football and it is evident by your number 5 TE.
    Santana moss as number 5 huh? Dude he is a washed up Wr!! You really made me chuckle! I seriously hope this was a gaffe and you really don’t think moss is a TE!

    WOW!!!!!!

    ———————————-
    I’m going to second this comment. As well, sorry but Tony Gonzales belongs on this list. Hes HOF and still top 5. Santana Moss is lucky to be playing still, let alone a Top 5 in a position he doesn’t even play. He wouldn’t be top 50 in the position he does play!

  16. nygf says:
    Aug 22, 2013 1:46 PM
    “The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.”
    -Lorenzo Anello, A Bronx Tale
    This of course applies to Odin Lloyd, not the coward who shot him.

    “The saddest thing in life, is a wasted life”

    – Me

  17. That’s not Peter King standing next to him in that photo!!!

    Doesn’t anyone recognize or know “The Pittsburg Dough Boy”?!?!?

  18. Too bad EA Sports removed him from Madden ’25….I was looking forward to using Hernandez, pressing R2 to pull out the .45, and going “Last Boy Scout” style downfield….

  19. @HowdyDoobie says:
    Aug 22, 2013 2:01 PM
    Charging him with first degree murder may get him the Zimmerman verdict. Ortiz said that Lloyd and Hernandez had shook hands prior to the murder and looked to have smoothed things over.

    It will be hard to establish the murder was preconceived.

    ____________________

    That doesnt seem like a stretch. What better way to get him to let his guard down? He obvously knew there was a reason to be fearful of getting killed, why else would he send his sister the text messages? (not to mention he ultimately ended up getting killed) So AH has a discussion with him, then eventually they come to a mutual agreement that what happened was in the past, and they were going to be good friends moving forward. He pulls down into the industrial park, probably tells him something like he has to take a leak and it will give them a chance to smoke one. They get out, handle their business, and pop, done.

  20. manofaiki says:
    Aug 22, 2013 1:49 PM

    You’re not his lawyer and you really need to stop counseling other people to ‘watch what they say’.

    Hmmmm….sounds like you are telling him to “watch what he says”

  21. Again: we’re not in a court of law.

    Innocent until proven guilty…IN A COURT OF LAW.

    Are we in a court of law? No? I can find Hernandez guilty all I want to. Am I on the jury? Am I rendering a verdict that’s going to free or imprison him?

    No?

    Then pardon me & others here if we talk about whether we think he’s guilty or not.

    You assume innocence IF you are in the court system trying this particular person.

    The rest of us don’t have to ASSUME innocence. We can read the papers and follow the newcasts and form our own opinions without self righteous message board lawyers constantly going “Now you’re all assuming he’s INNOCENT, right? RIGHT?!?”

    No, we’re NOT all assuming that. And it’s perfectly fine if we don’t.

  22. Imagine if you were a detective trying to solve the July murders of last year. Working 60 hours a week, following up on leads, and it’s all for nothing. Finally, on Sundays…

    “Gosh hon, we just can’t get this case solved. It’s eating me up inside. I’ve been looking for this murderer EVERYWHERE. I can’t wait to sit down with my beer and watch the Pats. Man, our TE combo is sick!”

  23. Iknoweverything says:
    Aug 22, 2013 1:29 PM
    Hernandez is in DEEP trouble judging by the photo.

    Peter King is NOT a good lawyer, he isn’t even a good journelist
    __________________

    Peter King? More like Peter Griffin. Either way he’s screwed.

  24. I’m curious, will the prosecution be giving the jury other options like 2nd degree murder or manslaughter? The I reason I ask this is because from what I have heard, trying to convict someone of 1st degree murder is rather difficult to, as the prosecution really has to have their Is dotted an Ts crossed. Besides a jury is more reluctant to convict someone in the 1st degree anyway. Like it or not, he may walk, unfortunately.

  25. surfinbird1 says:
    Aug 22, 2013 1:29 PM
    Made it out of the hood. Turned around and went right back in. How does this even make sense?

    Hernandez actually grew up in a middle income area in Conn.. so not sure if that can be considered hood at least in your reference. Unless hood is short for neighborhood.

  26. “Caught Red Hernandez – best fantasy football name of the year”.

    How about ‘Hernandez Pistol Offense”?

  27. g35phin says:
    Aug 22, 2013 1:38 PM
    Top 5 TE in the league:
    1)Rob Gronkowski
    2)Jimmy Graham
    3)Vernon Davis
    4)Jason Witten
    5)Santana Moss

    In that Order!

    _________________________

    @g35phin
    Is your name really logicalvoicesays….?

  28. Something from the linked Boston Globe article:

    Video surveillance footage showed Hernandez’s car entering the industrial park during the early morning hours of June 17, with Hernandez, Lloyd, Ortiz, and Wallace all visible, according to prosecutors.

    When the car left the industrial park moments later, Lloyd was no longer in the vehicle, his body dumped on the industrial park’s gravel road, prosecutors said.

    Any questions?…

  29. all Aaron has to do .. is write another letter declaring his innocence unequivocally to some stranger … and request that they DO NOT show this letter to the Social Media. Lol.

  30. After all the money he has made from football, the judicial and penitentiary system should charge him for all the expenses related to his trial/conviction/incarceration

  31. Good!….I better NEVER see another Pats fan snub their nose and accuse other teams of being “classless” due to an individuals actions.
    Your “classy” team seems to have employed a murderer of at least one person probably involved with more! does not get any worse than that now does it?

  32. I think people need to understand a grand jury is essentially a rubber stamp to charge someone with a crime. Prosecution calls witnesses, prosecutor gets to question without objection or cross examination, grand jury hears testimony slanted towards prosecution.

    Defense calls 0 witnesses. Defense asks 0 questions.

    It would be a bigger story if the grand jury didn’t find probable cause. Innocent to proven guilty does matter, regardless of whether we are “on the jury”. There is a reason cases aren’t tried in the media and the fact that they had to run to a grand jury, instead of the hearing, might be indicative of a weaker than expected case.

  33. I love a good “stupid decision by an athlete” story as much as the next guy, but not when it involves murder. This guy is a real idiot. And we haven’t heard the whole story yet.

  34. Imagine being a Pats fan….cheering on the team, rooting for Kill-Man-dez and the offense….only to have him murder you later. Looks like these victims were all in the New England area. It is possible

  35. touchdownroddywhite | Aug 22, 2013, 1:34 PM EDT
    An indictment is a long way from a verdict of guilty. Him getting convicted of murder is about as likely right now as the notion that Foles had a chance at the starting gig in Philly.
    ———

    You have to be kidding. Dude is guilty as sin, and everyone knows it. Evidence is everywhere. He’s probably going down for THREE murders just like Vick is going down by week 6. And I’m an Eagles fan, so beat that with a stick.

  36. so typical of the patriots. first they cheat to win all of their super bowls and then they draft a known murderer. can’t believe people think they’re a legit organization.

    now the steelers, that is a high character organization…

  37. Stupid Is As Stupid Does is an understatement for this pathetic loser. What’s even more pathetic is he’ll be a star in general population. Well, until Bubba gets a hold of him.

  38. nflpoker says:

    I’m curious, will the prosecution be giving the jury other options like 2nd degree murder or manslaughter? The I reason I ask this is because from what I have heard, trying to convict someone of 1st degree murder is rather difficult to, as the prosecution really has to have their Is dotted an Ts crossed. Besides a jury is more reluctant to convict someone in the 1st degree anyway. Like it or not, he may walk, unfortunately.

    ——————

    AH called Odin, picked him up, got the other two miscreants to come along for the ride. What is it about premeditated murder (1st degree) that is confusing you here?? Even Odin knew it was over.

    Juries won’t convict if intent is in doubt or perhaps you think he walked into the woods with Odin to play Parcheesi. AH won’t walk and the weapon is a non-issue based on the preponderance of evidence which AH handed to the prosecution in a neat box with a red bow. A grand jury is a good as done. I’m not a lawyer but look it up.

  39. K… Moss isn’t a top 30 WR(which is what his 5’9″ @$$ is)…..Gonzalez is how you spell the GOAT’s name!! This year TE’s. 1-Graham. 2-Gronk( if healthy). 3-Gonzalez.(even in last year of Career). 4-Witten. 5-

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