Boston (WSYR-TV/CNN) – Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has been charged with murder according to CNN
The 23-year-old rising football star was taken into custody from his home Wednesday morning.
Hernandez’s friend – semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd – was found shot dead on June 17.
Lloyd was 27-years-old.
New England released the 2011 Pro Bowler shortly after his arrest.
A complete report is available on the ABC News website