While former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez sits in a Massachusetts jail cell, charged with first-degree murder in the June 17 killing of Odin Lloyd , law enforcement is reportedly making progress toward charging him with two more murders.
According to The Boston Globe , prosecutors have begun presenting evidence to a Suffolk County grand jury apparently tying the 23-year-old Hernandez to the shooting deaths of Safiro Furtado and Daniel Abreu on July 16, 2012.
"The case against Hernandez appears to be strengthening," the paper quoted an anonymous law enforcement official as saying. Messages left for Hernandez's attorney requesting comment were not returned, according to the Globe.
Hernandez's alleged connection to the 2012 shootings initially came to light in June when the Associated Press obtained court records filed in Florida. Per that report, a vehicle suspected in the crime was rented to Hernandez at the time of the shootings. Police allege that an SUV pulled...