Aaron Hernandez Charged With Murder

Source: Jennifer Miller, Christine McConville and Dave Wedge / Boston Herald

Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, arrested and led out of his North Attleboro home in handcuffs by police this morning, was charged with murder and firearms charges Attleboro District Court for his arraignment.

Court officers have just warned the packed courtroom — “No yelling, screaming or you will be removed.”

The former Florida standout was followed by media helicopters, for the second time since the homicide on his street broke more than a week ago, as he sat in the back of a police cruiser as he was brought into the court in handcuffs. Earlier today authorities announced the arrest:

“Today at approximately 8:47 a.m. Aaron Hernandez was arrested by Massachusetts State Police and North Attleboro Police,” said Bristol District Attorney’s Office spokeswoman Yasmina Serdarevic in a statement. “He will be arraigned at Attleboro District Court.”

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