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We are finding out more about the evidence authorities have compiled against Aaron Hernandez in the murder investigation of Odin Lloyd. Massachusetts State Police recently executed search warrants on a condo owned by Hernandez in Franklin, Mass. and found some damaging evidence against the former Patriot.
Among the items recovered were 11 boxes of ammunition including five boxes of .45-caliber ammunition, the same ammunition used to kill Lloyd, according to the Boston Herald.
Authorities also found a white hooded sweatshirt they believe could directly tie Hernandez to the murder stating the sweatshirt was “consistent in color and type with the sweatshirt that Hernandez is observed to be wearing on surveillance cameras the night of the homicide.”
Police also found paychecks from the Patriots and Puma, both of whom Hernandez has been dropped, a Hertz rental car agreement, and two sets of keys to a brand new car.
Authorities were led to the Franklin apartment after the arrest of Carlos Ortiz, an associate of Hernandez, who is currently being held on weapons charges in connection with the murder. Ortiz, who is no stranger to the law, confirmed to police he was indeed with Hernandez on the night of the murder. Ortiz further informed police of the secret apartment owned by Hernandez in Franklin, which he referred to as a “flop house,” resulting in a search warrant for the house.
Along with the physical evidence, NFL.com obtained documents from the Wrentham District Court indicating police have also recovered videotape from several security cameras that show Hernandez and two other men, Ernest Wallace and Ortiz, picking up Lloyd at his Dorchester home and driving to the industrial park where Lloyd’s body was later found.
Hernandez is currently being held without bail and if convicted of first-degree murder, could face life in prison.