Patriots' Aaron Hernandez led from home in handcuffs
Police investigating man's death
New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez on Wednesday morning was handcuffed and put into a police cruiser outside his home in North Attleborough, Mass.
For the past several days, investigators have been searching the area near Hernandez's home as they continued their probe into the death of a man whose body was found less than a mile from the house.
Hernandez's lawyer broke his silence Monday, saying his client has been subjected to "a relentless flood of rumors, misinformation and false reports," including unsubstantiated accounts in some media outlets late last week that an arrest warrant had been issued in connection with the investigation.
Hernandez has played three seasons for the Patriots, averaging 58 catches per year. He was selected for the Pro Bowl in his second season. ESPN reported he signed last year a contract extension that would pay him $40 million for the 2014-18 seasons.
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