Aaron Hernandez‘s suicide note that he left behind for his fiancee, Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, has been released and it reveals a little bit of the former New England Patriots’ mindset as he took his own life.
The note, which was obtained by TMZ, tells Jenkins-Hernandez that she’s “rich” following his death seemingly pointing to the Massachusetts principle that when a convicted party dies before they’ve exhausted their appeal the original conviction becomes void.
In a report obtained by the Boston Herald, Hernandez had mentioned a “rumor” about this principle before his death.
Hernandez was still going through the appeals process for the first-degree murder charge in the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd. He was also recently acquitted in a 2012 double-murder which took place in Boston’s South End.
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Hernandez was found hanging in his single prison cell at around 3:00 am on Wednesday April 19. His death was officially ruled a suicide.
In the State Police’s report, Hernandez also had the bible verse “John 3:16” written on his forehead and on the walls.
The former NFL star reportedly wrote two other notes outside of the one to Jenkins-Hernandez. One was addressed to his young daughter and the third has been clouded in a little bit of uncertainly as to who it was intended for.
Hernandez’s attorney Jose Baez claims it was to him, while other repots suggest it was addressed to a close prison friend.
Those notes have not been made public at this time.
Source: 247 Sports