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Former NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Indicted In ’12 Double Murder, Bringing Alleged Body Count To 3

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May 15 2014, Published 11:57 a.m. ET

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Aaron Hernandez has formally been accused in the murders of two more people, bringing the alleged body count linked to the former New England Patriots tight end to three, reports.

A Suffolk County Grand Jury decided to indict the Pro Bowler-turned-accused murderer in the July 16, 2012 killings of Cape Verde natives Daniel Abreu and Safiro Furtado, nearly a full year after the hulking pass-catcher was indicted in the June 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd, a 27-year-old semi-pro football player.

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The car-to-car shooting of the Cape Verdean men stemmed from a skirmish at a Boston’s Cure Lounge nightclub, and Hernandez’s name was bandied as a potential suspect soon after the Lloyd slaying.

Families for both men have filed wrongful death suits against the one time University of Florida All-American.

Hernandez, who was inked to a $40 million, five-year deal by the Pats a month after the alleged killing of the two men, was unceremoniously cut by the Pats two hours after his arrest last year.

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The impact of the incident was cited as a possible reason as to why the Philadelphia Eagles this year released star wide receiver DeShaun Jackson, who has purported ties to the Los Angeles gangbanger scene.



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