Crime With death, Aaron Hernandez will no longer be convicted murderer

19:47  19 april  2017
19:47  19 april  2017 Source:   Patriots Wire

Lawyer thinks Hernandez will be let out of prison

  Lawyer thinks Hernandez will be let out of prison Was being acquitted in his double murder trial just the first in a series of legal victories to come for Aaron Hernandez? His new lawyer thinks so.Jose Baez, who served as Hernandez’s attorney for the double murder trial, believes Hernandez could eventually get out of prison.“I think so, I think so,” Baez told TMZ when asked in an interview whether he thinks Hernandez will get out of prison. “I think that if we look back at some of the things that are available to appeal on that case, I think there’s a strong likelihood. And if he hires me for the second trial, we’re going to go all at it.

Aaron Hernandez ’s apparent suicide Wednesday will rid him of his original murder conviction for the death of Odin Loyd in 2012, according to Massachusetts law, and confirmed by a prominent So as a result of his death , the former New England Patriots tight end will no longer be a convicted murderer .

Because Hernandez will not be able to assist the prosecution in the appeal process, the court will vacate all charges, per Massachusetts and federal law. Related. With death , Aaron Hernandez will no longer be convicted murderer .

Aaron Hernandez's suicide Wednesday will rid him of his original murder conviction for the death of Odin Loyd in 2012, according to Massachusetts law, and confirmed by a prominent Massachusetts trial attorney and professor.

So as a result of his suicide, the former New England Patriots tight end will no longer be a convicted murderer.

"It's an unusual twist," said Michael Coyne, a Mass. trial lawyer and the dean of the Massachusetts School of Law. "It's not inconsistent with the law at all."

Lawyer thinks Hernandez will be let out of prison

  Lawyer thinks Hernandez will be let out of prison Was being acquitted in his double murder trial just the first in a series of legal victories to come for Aaron Hernandez? His new lawyer thinks so.Jose Baez, who served as Hernandez’s attorney for the double murder trial, believes Hernandez could eventually get out of prison.“I think so, I think so,” Baez told TMZ when asked in an interview whether he thinks Hernandez will get out of prison. “I think that if we look back at some of the things that are available to appeal on that case, I think there’s a strong likelihood. And if he hires me for the second trial, we’re going to go all at it.

Police are investigating Aaron Hernandez in connection to a possible homicide. . . A nation is shocked. . . Odin Lloyd has been found shot to death in an industrial park near Aaron ’s house. He is no longer a promising college football coach. He is the look-alike brother of an accused murderer .

Aaron Hernandez ’s agent bluntly dismissed the notion his client committed suicide, according to a tweet he sent Wednesday. With death , Aaron Hernandez will no longer be convicted murderer .

Hernandez's case for the murder of Loyd is still under appeal. Under Federal and Massachusetts law, Hernandez's death means he cannot assist the prosecution in the appeal of the original murder case. As a result, his murder charge will be vacated.

Coyne detailed further how Hernandez's death affects his pending legal case for the murder of Loyd.

"[Hernandez's] death - and regardless of whether it's at his own hand or otherwise - means he no longer can assist with his appeal," Coyne told Patriots Wire Wednesday. "As of right, first-degree murder convictions have an automatic appeal, and so while his appeal is pending, the fact that he is no longer living means that he cannot assist in the prosecution of that appeal. And under the law - it's not just Massachusetts. Federal law is in accord as well. Under the law, that conviction has to be vacated, and the trial court ultimately will vacate his conviction."

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  NFL champs to visit Trump hours after ex-player's death The Super Bowl-champion New England Patriots are visiting the White House to accept congratulations from President Donald Trump for another NFL title. Trump's welcome to the team later Wednesday is coming hours after the news from Massachusetts prisons officials that ex-Patriot tight end Aaron Hernandez hanged himself in his prison cell.

Now that Hernandez is dead from an apparent suicide, however, the state of Massachusetts will no longer deem him guilty of that crime. Martin W. Healy, legal counsel for the Massachusetts Bar Association, told The Boston Globe that due to this rule, “ Aaron Hernandez will go to his death an

Aaron Hernandez 's suicide Wednesday will rid him of his original murder conviction for the death of Odin Loyd in 2012, according to Massachusetts law, and confirmed by a prominent So as a result of his suicide, the former New England Patriots tight end will no longer be a convicted murderer .

Coyne said Hernandez's murder charge will not get vacated automatically. Coyne expects the lawyers for the former New England Patriots tight end to appear in front of the court within the next 30 days to ask that the charges get vacated.

"Again, it's based on the face that he can't consult with his lawyers, he can't describe the inconsistencies in the evidence," Coyne said. "He really, in his death, can no longer help vindicate his wrongful conviction. Under the circumstances, it's not permissible for the state to try and defeat that appeal without his assistance."

Hernandez's case could follow in the footsteps of another high profile case. Priest John Geohan, who was convicted of sexual abuse in 2002 amid the Catholic church's child abuse scandal, was murdered while in prison.

"Despite numerous people coming forward to testify with his wrongful acts and him being convicted on that basis, the court then had to go in and set aside all of those convictions for the criminal acts as a result of his death," Coyne said.

Read the full statement from the Department of Correction

  Read the full statement from the Department of Correction The full statement from the Department of Correction regarding the death of Aaron Hernandez: On April 19, 2017 Aaron Hernandez was discovered hanged in his cell by corrections officers at the Souza Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley Massachusetts at approximately 3:05 a.m., lifesaving techniques were attempted on Mr. Hernandez and he was transported to UMASS Leominster where he was pronounced dead at 4:07 a.m. by a physician at the hospital. Mr. Hernandez was in a single cell in a general population housing unit. Mr. Hernandez hanged himself utilizing a bed sheet that he attached to his cell window.

Aaron Hernandez , the former New England Patriots tight end who was serving a life sentence for murder , was found dead in his prison cell Wednesday morning. Massachusetts State Police are currently investigating Hernandez ’s death .

This page is no longer being updated. His death made international headlines when Aaron Hernandez , at the time a tight end for the New England Patriots of the On May 12, 2016, Wallace was acquitted of first-degree murder , but was convicted of being an accessory after the fact of the

But Hernandez's lack of criminal convictions may not have a large outcome on any civil case that has or will result from his murder charges. And there's precedent of another high profile cases where the accused has been not guilty of murder, but has lost millions of dollars in civil court.

"And while a criminal conviction makes it easier to recover civily, it doesn't change the fact that those plaintiff still could receiver. And the best example of that is O.J. Simpson, who was found not guilt of the criminal cases but ultimately responsible for Nicole Brown's death and Ron Goldman's. And he was ordered to pay a multi-million dollar judgement as a result of that."

PHOTOS: THE TRIAL OF AARON HERNANDEZ

What happened?: Aaron Hernandez went from talented Patriots tight end with a bright future. to a life sentence in prison. On Wdnesday morning, the saga came to a shocking end as the 27-year-old wa found hanged in his cell. How did it come to this? Let's look back and track the rise and fall of his career. Timeline of the rise and fall of former Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez

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