Jurors said they were surprised that lawyers for Aaron Hernandez said he was at the murder scene.
The former New England Patriots star will be in prison initially in Walpole, just minutes from Foxborough.
How different it would be if we thought a little more about the Odin Lloyds, and a little less about the falling stars.
A common-sense verdict by the Aaron Hernandez jury
Jurors looked past Hernandez’s celebrity to hold him responsible for the murder of Odin Lloyd.
Shaneah Jenkins, the girlfriend of victim Odin Lloyd, and her sister, Shayanna, the fiancée of Aaron Hernandez, barely talk.
“I forgive the hands of the people who had a hand in my son’s murder, either before or after,” said Ursula Ward.
Some players expressed confusion, while others seemed saddened by the situation.