Originally posted on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 7/12/13
According to a report from TMZ, former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez will stay in solitary confinement for his own protection at the Bristol County Jail. Hernandez is accused of the first-degree murder of Odin Lloyd has been jailed since being arrested on June 26. As we previously reported, the alleged murderer was placed in solitary right after he was booked — fearing violent inmates might view the former NFL star as a “prize.” But officials vowed to review Aaron’s situation and would consider moving him if they felt it was safe. But officials met yesterday and a rep for the jail tells TMZ … after serious discussion, they decided NOT to move Hernandez, believing it would be in his “best interest” to stay. The insinuation — he’s still in danger. The jail rep says the ex-NFL star is “doing well” behind bars … and hasn’t had any problems so far. This certainly isn’t surprising. Hernandez is a high-profile person, and at the moment, he hasn’t been convicted of anything and could be seen as a target. Also, there may be concerns due to the alleged connections to gangs, and there could be issues with that in general [...]
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