QUINCY — The fathers of two men gunned down in Boston in 2012 described the devastating toll of their loss Thursday, as their lawyer insisted that “an abundance of evidence” points to former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez as the shooter.
Speaking during an evening press conference at their lawyer’s office here, the fathers of Daniel Abreu and Safiro Furtado held pictures of their sons and grew emotional as they spoke to reporters.
“We want to let people know that his death is killing us inside,” Furtado’s father, Salvador Furtado, 57, said through an interpreter.
Abreu’s father, Ernesto Abreu, said softly, “He was a good boy,” and broke down crying when asked to recount the difficulty of losing his son.
Both families filed wrongful death lawsuits this week against Hernandez, 24, in Suffolk Superior Court, seeking $6 million each from the jailed athlete who has been charged in another killing. Hernandez’s lawyers had no comment on the suits.
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