Aaron Hernandez was found hanged this morning in his cell in a Massachusetts prison and later pronounced dead.

According to CBS Boston, Hernandez was found in his cell around 3AM this morning after hanging himself with a bed sheet. He had attempted to jam the door from the inside of his cell. He was rushed to the hospital and pronounced dead an hour later.

Hernandez was found guilty of the murder Odin Lloyd in 2013 and five days ago was acquitted of double murder.

Police are investigating and we'll update this story as more info is released.

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