Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was linked to the Bloods street gang, new documents related to the NFL star’s suicide revealed Friday, according to the Associated Press.
The new death report lists the street gang under Hernandez’s gang profile and also mentions that he was disciplined for having gang paraphernalia. The official term used was “STG,” which stands for Security Threat Group, a term for gangs in prison.
Hernandez was serving a life sentence for a 2013 murder at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Lancaster, Massachusetts. Days after he was acquitted in a 2012 double murder, Hernandez was found hanging from a bed sheet in his cell at the maximum-security prison on April 19.
After a request was made by the AP, Worcester District Attorney Joseph Early Jr. released the death report on Friday.
The same day, one of the suicide notes left behind by former NFL star was also released by prosecutors. In the note, which was addressed to his fiancée Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, Hernandez said she would be rich even after his death.
“You have always been my soul mate and I want you to live life and know I’m always with you,” the football player wrote. “I told you what was coming indirectly! I love you so much and know you are an angel- literally!
“Tell my story fully but never think anything besides how much I love you,” he continued. “This was the supremes, the almightys plan, not mine! I love you!
The noted ended with: “Let [redacted] know how much I love her! Look after [redacted] and [redacted] for me – those are my boys (YOURE RICH).”
Soon after his death, a judge ordered that the notes be released to the people they were addressed to. Reports say that the two other notes that Hernandez wrote before committing suicide were addressed to his daughter and another close friend in prison, with whom Hernandez was reported to be in an intimate…