FALL RIVER, Mass. - Aaron Hernandez, who once dominated the football field as a star tight end for the New England Patriots, was found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Odin Lloyd, the boyfriend of his fiancée's sister, and was sentenced to life in prison without parole.
A 12-person jury reached the verdict Wednesday, on the seventh day of deliberations. The trial spanned more than two months and saw 135 witnesses - 132 of which were called by the prosecution.
Hernandez was also found guilty of illegal possession of a firearm and illegal possession of ammunition. READ MORE