Prison: Aaron Hernandez elated about acquittal, not suicidal

Tomas Mccoy
May 6, 2017

The note was filed to supplement Bristol prosecutors' motion to a judge arguing that Hernandez's suicide should not nullify his existing murder conviction.

"Shay", Aaron Hernandez wrote at the start of his final message to Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, obtained by TMZ Sports.

On July 15, 2015, a guard conducting an afternoon "cell decorum" sweep found a curtain hanging from the top bunk of Hernandez's cell, and another hung across the door that blocked a clear view into the cell. "Tell my story fully but never think anything besides how much I love you", the letter continues.

Another inmate said Hernandez had recently mentioned "a rumor" that if an inmate has an open appeal on his case and dies in prison, he is acquitted of his charges and deemed not guilty, according to the record.

Arguments on whether to void Hernandez's conviction are scheduled Tuesday in Fall River Superior Court.

One report says Hernandez was "insolent" toward a correction officer and used a racial epithet after he was cited for tampering with a lock.

Hernandez's family is calling for an independent probe into his death after state investigators determined he wasn't on any drugs when he apparently took his own life in prison. But Hernandez struck the inmate with closed fist punches to the face, and they engaged in a fight that had to be broken up by chemical agent, according to the offense report.

"He talked about his daughter and spending time with her", the same inmate said.


The state police report said that investigators found a blood-stained Bible in Hernandez's cell that was opened to the verse John 3:16, reported WBZ-TV. The verse reads, "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life". Underneath the drawings, police found a bible that was open to "John 3:16".

Though described as a lookout, Hernandez was seen on surveillance video entering and exiting the cell several times, according to the disciplinary report. "There were no other signs of trauma or violence on Hernandez's body". A report from CNN noted that prior to the April 19 episode, Hernandez had been disciplined for tampering with the door and covering its entrance twice before.

When inspected by doctors at UMASS Health Alliance Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, Hernandez was found to have a cut on his right middle finger, which had spread onto some of his adjacent fingers.

"This place ain't (expletive) to me".

Also included in the documents were some tracks from Aaron Hernandez's playlist, which essentially ran down some of the biggest hits from Rihanna ("Selfish Girl", "Unfaithful"), Drake ("U With Me?", "With You"), and the Weeknd ("Earned It", "False Alarm").

"Aaron Hernandez had requested to the prison that my client, Kyle Kennedy, be his cellmate", Army said.

Prison guards, in multiple eye-witness accounts, say soap on the cell floor, "trauma sheers" not cutting "properly" and the former National Football League player's size added precious minutes to the rescue attempt.

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