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Search warrant confirms Hernandez is a suspect in July 2012 murders


Not long after former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez found himself accused of killing Odin Lloyd in June 2013, Hernandez’s name surfaced in connection with an unsolved double murder from eleven months earlier.

If it wasn’t already clear that Hernandez is a suspect in the shooting deaths of Safiro Furtado and Daniel Abreu (and it should have been), it now is.  Via the Associated Press, a search warrant released Thursday confirms that Hernandez is the suspected shooter.

The warrant and accompanying affidavit initially were executed on June 28, less than two weeks after Lloyd was killed in an industrial park close to Hernandez’s home in Massachusetts.

Another recently-released warrant suggests that Hernandez may have killed Lloyd to prevent him from spilling the beans on Hernandez’s involvement in the July 2012 shootings.

Hernandez has been held without bail since June on charges of murdering Lloyd.  No trial date has been set.

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15 Responses to “Search warrant confirms Hernandez is a suspect in July 2012 murders”
  1. mataug says: Jan 16, 2014 11:08 PM

    Mike, could you explain how Hernandez has been held when the evidence (mentioned in the media) looks circumstantial ? How did the prosecution manage to pull that off ?

  2. chucknorrissinspiration says: Jan 16, 2014 11:16 PM

    My hat says “Fry Hernandez”.

  3. jayniner says: Jan 16, 2014 11:44 PM


  4. piratefreedom says: Jan 17, 2014 12:09 AM

    I hope the Pats win the superbowl and this punk is stuck in his cell while they do it, knowing he could have been part of that and knowing that they never needed him despite all the hype he got.

  5. droyer85 says: Jan 17, 2014 12:32 AM

    This will be fun to watch once the season is over.

  6. The League's Crusade Against The Steelers Continues says: Jan 17, 2014 12:36 AM

    The Patriot way.

  7. toonloonboon says: Jan 17, 2014 1:05 AM

    that aaron hernandez is one heck of a fella

  8. backdapack4evr says: Jan 17, 2014 1:05 AM

    Triple murderer
    Real nice Bill!!
    Win at all costs…

  9. jags4ever says: Jan 17, 2014 1:44 AM

    Makes you wonder if the people Lloyd talked to in the club were nex… lucky

  10. meatcarroll says: Jan 17, 2014 2:01 AM

    Does the Boston Harbor Butcher get a ring if the Patriots win the Superb Owl?

  11. volcom2143 says: Jan 17, 2014 2:05 AM

    What a waste

  12. pabrownsfan says: Jan 17, 2014 7:27 AM

    Wasted talent. Is he in general population yet?

  13. dstroi says: Jan 17, 2014 8:57 AM


  14. dhardy8207 says: Jan 17, 2014 11:36 AM

    Should have demanded a speedy trial Aaron…The longer the state has to build their case in the death of Lloyd, the more this double murder investigation in Florida draws the feds attention…

  15. fdugrad says: Jan 17, 2014 3:06 PM

    MAN…It’s very difficult to believe this guy roamed among society for as long as he did. He is truly a psychopath, scary by even NFL-type-tough-guy standards.

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