Victim' family says Hernandez a friend

aaron hernandez new england patriots murder

BOSTON (AP) - The family of a Boston semi-pro football player, whose body was found earlier this week, are hoping for answers soon.

View 2014 Super Bowl Futures

Odin Lloyd's body was found a mile from the home of New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez. Lloyd family members said Friday the two men were friends and were together the night Lloyd died.

Police have searched in and around Hernandez's home in North Attleborough, and Hernandez's attorney Michael Fee acknowledges media reports of the police search. But Fee says he won't have any comment on the investigation.

Authorities say Lloyd's death is being treated as a homicide.

Meanwhile, CytoSport, a California-based company that makes Muscle Milk and other supplements for athletes, said it was ending Hernandez's endorsement contract, effective immediately, because of the investigation.

Bet 2014 Super Bowl Futures

Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!

 

Recent NFL Discussions

Advertisement

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail Colts vs. Jets Prediction Will the Jets pull off the small upset tonight when they host the Colts on Monday Night Football at 8:30PM ET?
Thumbnail Colts vs. Jets Odds Week 13 of the NFL season concludes tonight when the New York Jets play host to the Indianapolis Colts at 8:30PM ET.
Thumbnail NFL Week 14 Opening Odds As teams jockey for playoff position and battle for division titles, here's a look at the opening odds for Week 14 in the NFL.
Thumbnail Panthers vs. Seahawks Prediction Will the Seahawks rebound off their loss to the Bucs when they take on the Panthers tonight at 8:30PM ET for Sunday Night Football?
Thumbnail Redskins vs. Cardinals Prediction Will the Redskins pull off the upset today in Arizona or will the Cardinals snap out of their current funk with a victory?
Advertisement

NFL Headlines

NFL Team Pages