Due process of the law and the right to a “fair” trial can certainly be exhausting when you have all the dots connected, and (seemingly circumstantial) evidence until proven facts + selfies like such:
…showing the man accused for literally using guns like his fist at fits of rage, bar brawls and simple debates with friends and—licking off shots to speak his unrest while leaving human beings in dirt to rest in peace.
He certainly loved guns.
Well former NFL tight end pro player Aaron Hernandez, in all his good-looking splendor, got his just desert served today: Life in prison.
Hang on while I let digital reporters Emily Shapiro and Gillian Mohney give you the G’s on the story.
Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has been found guilty of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
In addition to the murder charge, Hernandez was found guilty of unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition. As the verdict was read against him, Hernandez sat down. His mother, Terri Hernandez, and fiancee, Shayanna Jenkins, burst into tears after the football player was found guilty. Jenkins had testified, with immunity, for the prosecution.
Lloyd’s mother, seated among relatives, also sobbed in the courtroom.
After the nine-week trial, the jurors deliberated for nearly 36 hours before reaching a verdict.
Prosecutors had alleged that Hernandez and two other men picked up Lloyd from his house and brought him to the industrial park near the Patriots’ Gillette Stadium, about a mile from Hernandez’s home.
Hernandez had pleaded not guilty.
Jurors heard testimony from 135 witnesses, including Patriots’ owner Robert Kraft. At the time of the murder, Hernandez had a $40 million contract with the New England Patriots.
Hernandez was recently indicted for the 2012 drive-by shooting deaths of two men outside a Boston nightclub. He has (cont’d)