HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) --Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was a rising star in the NFL, but it quickly turned downhill after he was accused in a murder.
1989 - Hernandez was born in Bristol, Connecticut
2007 - Hernandez plays for the Florida Gators
2008 - Wins championship with Gators
2010 - Drafted 15th in the fourth round by the New England Patriots
2013 - Charged in the murder of Odin Lloyd and released by Patriots
2015 - Sentenced to life in prison
2017 - Acquitted on April 14 for 2012 double murder. Commits suicide on April 19.
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