Arrest Warrant Issued for New England Patriot TE Aaron Hernandez in Connection with the Shooting Death of a 27 Year Old Odin Lloyd (Obstruction of Justice)
According to reports from CBS – Boston, that an arrest warrant has been issued for New England Patriot TE Aaron Hernandez in connection with the shooting death of 27 year old Odin Lloyd. The arrest warrant will be for obstruction of justice; however, it could be upgraded at a later date. Police have not ruled out that Hernandez may be a suspect in this case. It is a fluid ongoing investigation. The body of Odin Lloyd of Dorchester, MA was found Monday in a field in an industrial park in North Attleboro, about 1/2 mile from Hernandez’s home. Odin had been shot in the head. According to reports and confirmed by surveillance video, Hernandez and Lloyd were together at a bar on the night of Lloyd’s death along with two other men.
Surveillance video from the North Attleborough, Mass., neighborhood of Hernandez shows him with Odin Lloyd and two other people hours before Lloyd was killed earlier this week, sources confirmed to ABC News late Thursday.
ABC News reports, arrest warrants issued for Hernandez.
Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez will be charged in connection with the shooting death of a 27-year-old Dorchester man, a law enforcement source told WBZ NewsRadio 1030 on Friday.
According to that source, an arrest warrant has been issued on a charge of obstruction of justice.
It is expected that State Police will be responsible for arresting Hernandez, but it is not yet clear when and where Hernandez was going to be arrested.
UPDATE II: Aaron Hernandez ‘directly tied to homicide’.
ABC News reports police are back at Hernandez’s home Thursday with a search warrant, and they want the answer to a few questions, including the following:
Why the home’s security system (including video surveillance) was intentionally destroyed.
Why Hernandez’s cell phone was “in pieces” when his attorneys gave it to investigators.
Why house cleaners were hired Monday to scrub the house.