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Aaron Hernandez loses endorsement deal as murder investigation intensifies

Posted: 3:18 PM, Jun 22, 2013
Updated: 2013-06-22 15:46:41-04

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(Los Angeles Times) — At least one company yanked an endorsement deal from New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez on Friday as puzzled family members of a friend found slain a mile from Hernandez’s home sought answers about how he died.

Police have searched in and around Hernandez’s sprawling home in North Attleborough, not far from where the Patriots practice. Amid some media reports that a warrant had been issued for his arrest, a court clerk said that as of Friday afternoon no arrest warrants had been issued in the case. The Bristol County district attorney has not released any information, other than saying the death of semipro football player Odin Lloyd, 27, was being treated as a homicide.

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