Former New England Patriots Aaron Hernandez Now Under Investigation in a Double-Homicide
As everyone thought it couldn’t get worse for Aaron Hernandez, on June 27, just one day after being charged with murder, it had. Today, the former New England Patriots tight end is now under investigation in a double-homicide case that took place on July 16, 2012 in South Boston according to Fox News Boston.
Federal officers are currently trying to determine whether Hernandez had any part in the double homicide. Daniel Jorge Correia de Abreu, 29, and Safiro Teixeira Furtado, 28, both of Dorchester, were killed when someone fired at the BMW they were in near the corner of Herald Street and Shawmut Avenue. It is said to have been a drive by at a red light.
Also reports from Fox Boston say that the police were back searching the house of Hernandez in North Attleborough, as well as a house in Connecticut linked to the tight end.
Hernandez is already being held for one count of 1st-degree murder and five related gun charges. He is currently being held without bail at Bristol County House of Correction and Jail in North Dartmouth after his his bail request was denied at 2 p.m on Thursday afternoon.
The judge sided with the prosecution, admitting that their case was circumstantial at this point, but that it was ‘very, very, strong.” Hernandez’s defense lawyer played the only card they had. family. Arguing that Hernandez has a family to be home with and is not a threat to flea considering he never tried during the investigation did not pan out for his lawyer. Ultimately, they lost the bail appeal and he returned to Bristol County.
If Hernandez is convicted of the charges read to him at Wednesday’s arraignment, then he could be facing prison for life with no parole in a tiny cell. For the former Patriot who claimed he was a changed man, he clearly had us all fooled…