Aaron Hernandez Convicted Of First Degree Murder, Tells His Mom ‘It’s Okay’


Former tight-end for the New England Patriots, Aaron Hernandez was convicted of the first degree murder of former friend Odin Lloyd today in a Massachusetts courtroom. In addition to the murder charge, he was found guilty of unlawfully possessing a firearm and ammunition. When the juries judgement came down he reportedly mouthed to his mother “it’s okay.” Lloyd was murdered in 2013.

Hernandez’s mother and fiancee wept as the judgement was rendered.

As did the victim’s mother.

UPDATE: Hernandez was sentenced to life without parole.

Formal sentencing could come as soon as today. Hernandez could be sentenced to life imprisonment without parole.