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Patriots Release Hernandez Following Arrest

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Ken Bell

kbell@abc6.com

The Patrriots released TE Aaron Hernandez shortly after he was arrested at his home this morning.

Here is the statement from the Pats...

 

 

 

        FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots have announced the release of tight end Aaron Hernandez following his arrest in the investigation of a homicide last week in North Attleboro, Mass.

        The New England Patriots issued the following statement: "A young man was murdered last week and we extend our sympathies to the family and friends who mourn his loss. 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."

 

 

--PATRIOTS--

 

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