Suicide is a tough pill to swallow for those left behind. Even when it comes from a convicted murderer like Aaron Hernandez.
But the former Florida tight end’s agent is not ready to accept that result. In the fallout of the news that Hernandez had reportedly taken his own life in his jail cell on Wednesday morning, A1 Sports’ Brian Murphy took to twitter to express doubt about the death of his former client.
His attorney has also called for an investigation into what has been ruled a suicide. Here’s a look at the official statement from the Massachusetts Department of Correction on Hernandez’s death, which details how things unfolded on Wednesday morning:
ESPN’s Michele Steele, who knows Hernandez’s agent, attempted to decipher what the agent meant by his comment. She reports that Murphy told her that Hernandez was always positive, even when he was in jail.