Details are beginning to emerge about a possible connection between New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez and the body of a 27-year-old man that was found in an industrial park not far from the player’s home in North Attleboro. Sources have told ABC news that a 2013 Chevrolet Suburban with Rhode Island plates that was recovered near the scene led investigators to Hernandez. According to ABC, investigators are seeking a warrant to search Hernandez’s home in connection with the death and he has been uncooperative with police up to this point.
Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter said during a press statement that the body was found around 5:30 p.m. Monday in a clearing near John Dietsch Boulevard. Due to the “nature and circumstances” of the body, Sutter indicated that the investigation would be handed over to Massachusetts State police detectives. Sports Illustrated is reporting that Hernandez was questioned by Massachusetts State police on Monday and echoes ABC’s claim that law enforcement officials were interested in possibly searching his home. SI says that Hernandez “is not believed to be a murder suspect, according to a source, but a vehicle rented in his name has emerged as a key piece of evidence in the investigation.” Continue reading Report: Police Question Patriots Tight End Aaron Hernandez in Potential Murder Investigation »