Former New England Patriots QB Aaron Hernandez is serving a life sentence for the murder of Odin Lloyd, so he has plenty of time to write to letters and watch TV in his cell. On Monday, TMZ released a disturbing jailhouse letter written to a female pen pal named Rachel. (read entire letter below)
Hernandez made headlines on Monday because he wrote about his love for Tom Brady and dissed a ‘fake ass non-loyal [Robert] Kraft.”
However, his explicit instructions on how to commit suicide (below) were grossly overlooked by the media on Monday. In their haste to push out an NFL-related headline, several news sites, including Deadspin and The Boston Globe, chose to focus on a few sentences in which Aaron he calls Kraft “fake” and admits that he still loves his former teammates, namely Brady, Gronk, Branch, and Edelman.
No mention about the former NFL’er sending out instructions on how to best kill yourself? Now that’s just as disturbing as the rambling three-page letter.
Hernandez carefully penned his top three suggestions on how Rachel and other “fake fans” should kill themselves, including buying tying the “most powerful firecracker in the world” to “your face with duct tape, light it and wait for your head to explode.”
“(1) “Tie a cinderblock to your ankles and jump in a deep body of water,” (2) Make a noose tie it from the railing of a second level staircase, put your neck through it, make sure its very tight and jump, (I prefer 3) Buy the most powerful firecracker in the world that’s possible to buy, tie it to your face with duct tape, light it and wait for your head to explode.”
It’s been more than nine months since Hernandez started serving his life sentence at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Facility in Shirley, Massachusetts. Since he became a lifetime member at the facility he has been placed in solitary confinement twice.
In May, Hernandez was reportedly involved in a gang-style brawl and acted as a lookout for an inmate who went into a cell to fight another inmate. Six months later, guards found a “prison-made knife” in Hernandez’s cell. After both incidences, he was temporarily moved to a segregation unit within the prison.
According to WCBV, Hernandez, who is accused of killing Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado in 2012, is scheduled to appear in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston on May 3. A trial date has not been set.
Read the entire jailhouse letter from TMZ below.