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Report: Aaron Hernandez Being Investigated for 2012 Double Murder

Posted By Jenna Laine On June 27, 2013 @ 12:42 PM In Florida News,Insider Main,main feature,News and Rumors,NFL | No Comments

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Yesterday he was taken from his home in handcuffs and charged with the murder of 27-year-old Odin Lloyd. Now ex-Patriots star tight end Aaron Hernandez, whose world has seemingly come crashing down in the last 24 hours, faces yet another murder investigation.

A source told Boston’s FOX affiliate that Hernandez is being investigated for possible ties to a Boston double-homicide [2] that happened July 16, 2012.

That night, three men were shot sitting at a traffic light after leaving a night club. Two of them, Safiro Furtado and Daniel Abreu, died. Two other men who were inside the vehicle were unharmed as they fled. It happened just after 2 a.m.

Law enforcement officials told the Boston Globe Thursday that Lloyd may have had knowledge [3] of the two killings, providing Hernandez with a possible motive.

Hernandez is due back in court today at 2 p.m. for a bail review hearing in Fall River. [4]

Yesterday authorities made a second arrest in the murder investigation involving Hernandez [4]. 27-year-old Carlos Ortiz was arrested in Bristol. He is being held on $1.5 million bail.

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[2] investigated for possible ties to a Boston double-homicide: http://www.myfoxboston.com/story/22702430/2013/06/27/source-hernandez-investigated-in-boston-double-killing

[3] Lloyd may have had knowledge: http://www.boston.com/metrodesk/2013/06/27/former-patriots-player-aaron-hernandez-probed-two-more-murders-law-enforcement-officials-say/0GPNwDdsU4nguqnB2LADYM/story.html

[4] bail review hearing in Fall River.: http://www.sportstalkflorida.com/aaron-hernandez-due-back-in-court-possible-ties-to-2012-double-homicide/

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