New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has retained a lawyer following a state police search of his North Attleborough, Mass., home, WBZ-TV in Boston reports.
Hernandez was driving a car with three other men as passengers -- including a 27-year-old man later deemed to be a homicide victim -- hours before the victim's body was discovered near Hernandez's North Attleborough, Mass., home, FOX 25 in Boston reported Wednesday night.
FOX 25 reported Thursday morning, crediting a source, that "forensic evidence places a vehicle driven by Hernandez at one of the crime scenes in this case."
Although Hernandez has not been named as a suspect, multiple links have been reported to the investigation into the death of the man, identified Wednesday as Odin Lloyd of Dorchester.
According to the WBZ-TV report, Hernandez was initially cooperating with investigators, but has hired the Boston law firm of Ropes and Gray.
Michael Fee, an attorney at Ropes and Gray released a state...