Aaron Hernandez Released By New England Patriots

June 26, 2013 2:26 PM
Aaron Hernandez Released By New England Patriots
" BOSTON (CBS) — Aaron Hernandez is no longer a member of the New England Patriots.

The Patriots announced Wednesday morning, shortly after Hernandez had been arrested in his home, that they released Hernandez from the team.

“A young man was murdered last week and we extend our sympathies to the family and friends who mourn his loss,” the team said in a statement. “Words cannot express the disappointment we feel knowing that one of our players was arrested as a result of this investigation. We realize that law enforcement investigations into this matter are ongoing. We support their efforts and respect the process.  At this time, we believe this transaction is simply the right thing to do.”

Hernandez was arrested Wednesday morning in his home in North Attleboro, Mass., eight days after the body of Odin Lloyd was found nearby "

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