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What we know about Aaron Hernandez's suicide

Keith Bedford/Globe staff

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez.

Globe staff 

1. Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was discovered hanging in his cell Wednesday morning at approximately 3:05 a.m.

2. Hernandez used a bedsheet that he attached to his window and also attempted to block his door from the inside by jamming it with various items.

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3. He was transported to UMass Memorial in Leominster, where he was pronounced dead at 4:07 a.m.

4. Investigators are poring over his cell but so far have not found anything that resembles a suicide note.

5. Hernandez’s suicide comes five days after he was acquitted of murdering two men in Boston in 2012.

6. Hernandez was already serving a life sentence for the murder of Odin Lloyd.