||Aaron Hernandez is a black sheep because they were outcast, outlawed, or outlandish.|
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Aaron Josef Hernandez was born in Bristol, Connecticut, on November 6, 1989, the son of Dennis Hernandez. An All-American at the University of Florida, he was drafted by the New England Patriots in 2010. He appeared with the team in Super Bowl XLVI.
In 2013, Aaron was charged with the murder of Orin Lloyd, for which he was convicted and sentenced to life in prison. While awaiting trial for the murder of Orin, he was indicted for the murders of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado, but was acquitted for the two in 2017.
After being acquitted of the murder of Daniel and Safiro, Aaron hung himself in prison on April 19, 2017. As he died in prison, his conviction of Orin's murder was vacated. However, appealing processes to reinstate the conviction are still underway as of October 17, 2018.
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