Sport Researchers to look for CTE evidence in Hernandez's brain

17:36  21 april  2017
17:36  21 april  2017 Source:   Associated Press

Jury deliberating for 4th day in ex-NFL star's murder trial

  Jury deliberating for 4th day in ex-NFL star's murder trial The jury in the double-murder trial of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez is deliberating for a fourth day.Jurors have spent about 21 hours deliberating since Friday. A court officer was seen Wednesday taking an evidence poster to the panel.The former New England Patriots tight end is accused of shooting two men in 2012 after one of them spilled a drink on him at a Boston nightclub.Hernandez's lawyers say a former Hernandez friend shot the men over a drug deal. That friend was the government's star witness and alleges Hernandez later shot him in the face to try to silence him.

BOSTON (AP) - Boston University researchers will study Aaron Hernandez ' s brain to determine if the former NFL star suffered from the same We look forward to seeing you on [website] frequently. Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts.

Boston University researchers will study Aaron Hernandez ' s brain to determine if the former NFL star suffered from the same degenerative brain disease as Hall of Famer Junior Seau and former Bears defensive back Dave Duerson, who also took their own lives.

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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.

Boston University researchers will study Aaron Hernandez ' s brain to determine if the former NFL star suffered from the same degenerative brain disease as Hall of Famer Junior Seau and former Bears defensive back More.

Boston University researchers will study Aaron Hernandez ' s brain to determine if the former NFL star suffered from the same degenerative brain disease as Hall of Famer Junior Seau and former Bears defensive back Dave Duerson, who also took their own lives.

BOSTON — Boston University researchers will study Aaron Hernandez's brain to determine if the former NFL star suffered from the same degenerative brain disease as Hall of Famer Junior Seau and former Bears defensive back Dave Duerson, who also took their own lives.

Hernandez hanged himself in prison early Wednesday, days after winning an acquittal in a 2012 double homicide case. He was already serving a life term in a 2013 killing.

After a brief public dispute between Massachusetts authorities and Hernandez's family, the former Patriots tight end's brain was released to BU's Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Center. In addition to Seau and Duerson, CTE has been found in the brains of NFL Hall of Famers Ken Stabler, Frank Gifford, Mike Webster and dozens of other former players.

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.

BOSTON (AP) — Boston University researchers will study Aaron Hernandez ' s brain to determine if the former NFL star suffered from the same degenerative brain disease as Hall of Famer Junior Seau and former Bears defensive back Dave Duerson, who also took their own lives.

Boston University researchers will study Aaron Hernandez ' s brain to determine if the former NFL star suffered from the same degenerative brain disease as Hall of Famer Junior Seau and former Bears defensive back Dave Duerson, who also took their own lives.

Hernandez attorney Jose Baez wouldn't say Thursday if he or the family believed potential brain damage from football led to Hernandez's suicide.

PHOTOS: THE RISE AND FALL 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

Judge orders evidence preserved in Hernandez prison suicide .
A judge on Friday ordered key evidence in the prison suicide of Aaron Hernandez preserved, granting a request from the ex-NFL star's fiancee so the family can investigate the circumstances of his death. 

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