Sport ESPN’s Bob Ley questions Patriots’ White House trip amid Aaron Hernandez’s death

14:32  20 april  2017
14:32  20 april  2017 Source:   Patriots Wire

NFL champs to visit Trump hours after ex-player's death

  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.

Roughly 12 hours after former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez ’ s death in his Massachusetts prison cell, the team he once played for was on the South Lawn of the White House celebrating their fifth Super Bowl championship.

Just hours after Aaron Hernandez ' s death , the Patriots were celebrating their Super Bowl victory at the White House . Was it in bad taste? You are using an older browser version. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience. ESPN ’ s Bob Ley questions Patriots ’ White House

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Roughly 12 hours after former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez's death in his Massachusetts prison cell, the team he once played for was on the South Lawn of the White House celebrating their fifth Super Bowl championship.

Newspaper confuses Keith Hernandez for Aaron in headline

  Newspaper confuses Keith Hernandez for Aaron in headline Don’t worry, folks. Keith Hernandez is alive and well contrary to what one newspaper would have you believe. According to Deadspin, The Brandon Sun in Canada reported on the death of Aaron Hernandez on Wednesday and ran an Associated Press version of the story. They decided to create their own headline but screwed up and wrote “Keith Hernandez.”Oops. Proofread folks, take the extra two minutes pic.twitter.com/7dIs7iGPrE— Mike Harris (@SIcomMike) April 20, 2017Keith Hernandez, of course, is the former Mets MVP first baseman, not the former Patriots tight end who was in prison for murder.

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In the team's decision to continue the event as scheduled with President Trump at roughly 2 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, one ESPN pundit questioned that choice amid Hernandez's sudden death.

ESPN's longtime anchor Bob Ley voiced his opinion on Wednesday following the Patriots visit to Washington.

"I am stunned - stunned - that they're going to go ahead with the ceremony today," Ley said, per a Los Angeles Times report. "And I understand the focus of football very well, I think, as a civilian, and the pride the Patriots rightfully take in what they've achieved with this championship.

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.

The New England Patriots ’ White House visit will go on as scheduled Wednesday afternoon. Bob Ley believes that is a bad idea. The ESPN commentator expressed incredulity that the team would go through with their Super Bowl LI celebration after former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was

The New England Patriots ’ White House visit will go on as scheduled Wednesday afternoon. Bob Ley believes that is a bad idea. The ESPN commentator expressed incredulity that the team would go through with its Super Bowl LI celebration after former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was

"There are two major stories today, unless, God forbid, something else tragic happens on the national scene. They are the Hernandez death of apparent suicide and the Patriots' visit to the White House. And in light of everything we've talked about, they will forever be linked."

The Patriots organization has yet to release a statement on the passing of Hernandez, and will reportedly cease from releasing such at this time.

Just five days prior, Hernandez was acquitted of double murder charges dating back to a 2012 nightclub shooting. Hernandez was in the midst of serving life in prison for the convicted murder of Odin Lloyd.

PHOTOS: THE RISE AND FALL OF FORMER PATRIOTS TE 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

Hernandez's lawyer thinks ex-NFL star was murdered? .
One of the attorneys who represented Aaron Hernandez in his most recent murder trial does not believe the former NFL star would take his own life, and the lawyer is planning to investigate the death. Jose Baez, who helped Hernandez get acquitted just days ago of murdering two men outside a Boston nightclub back in 2012, has launched an investigation on behalf of Hernandez’s family. Baez has reportedly not ruled out that Hernandez was murdered by either his fellow inmates or someone who works at the prison where he was being held.

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