New England Football Player Caught Up in Murder Probe

Being followed around by media


NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez's sprawling house here was staked out by the media today, and a car that left the house was shadowed by news helicopters to the Patriots' home stadium, Gillette Stadium, and then to Boston.

Hernandez has become embroiled in an unfolding murder investigation, but authorities have so far announced no arrests in the case. Hernandez was an acquaintance of Odin Lloyd, 27, a Dorchester man whose body was found Monday in an North Attleborough industrial park.

Shortly after 11 a.m., a white Audi SUV pulled out of a garage at Hernandez's sprawling home. The vehicle's tinted windows prevented reporters from identifying the driver.