Sports | November 7, 2019 11:00 am

Aaron Hernandez Linked to Fourth Murder by New Book

Before his death, Hernandez reportedly bragged to a cellmate about another killing

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Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez. (Yoon S. Byun/The Boston Globe via Getty)

In a new book, investigative journalist Dylan Howard exposes new evidence which may link Aaron Hernandez to a fourth murder.

For Aaron Hernandez’s Killing Fields, Howard spoke to the former tight end’s cellmate and alleged boyfriend, Kyle Kennedy.

[Aaron] always used to tell me he had four murders,” Kennedy told Howard. “He would just always, all the time joke around saying, ‘I got four bodies.’”

Hernandez was convicted for the 2013 killing of his girlfriend’s sister’s boyfriend Odin Lloyd and linked to a 2012 murder of Daniel Abreu and Safiro Furtado in a drive-by shooting.

In the book, Howard indicates the fourth murder may have directly preceded the killing of Lloyd and actually been a case of mistaken identity.

“According to the book, Hernandez originally dispatched a group of men to find and kill Odin Lloyd in June 2013, a week before Lloyd was killed by Hernandez and others,” ProFootballTalk reports. “The crew may have killed a man named Jordan Miller, accidentally thinking he was Lloyd. Miller and Lloyd apparently had physical similarities, and they moved in the same circles.”

Miller was killed at his home during a drive-by shooting and the case remains unsolved.

Days after a jury acquitted him in April 0f 2017 of the 2012 double murder, Hernandez hanged himself in his cell.

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