When Aaron Hernandez was arrested in connection with the vicious murder of Odin Lloyd in June, many in the sports community familiar with the former New England Patriots star were not surprised. According to people in the know, Hernandez has long fought with mental demons including depression and hyper aggression.
In 2010 Hernandez was accused of sucker punching a waiter after a disagreement over the bill. In February 2013 he was accused of shooting a gun while in a car and as a result the passenger lost his right eye.
Now as he awaits trial, Rolling Stone releases a highly anticipated article detailing Hernandez’s dark descent leading up to the infamous night of June 17, 2013. Fittingly titled “The Gangster In The Huddle,” the investigative report digs up several surprising facts from family interviews and court documents.
Here are the top 10 things we learned about Aaron Hernandez from Rolling Stone.
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