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Aaron Hernandez Estate Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit

A lawyer for Hernandez's estate said no assets of the estate were used to settle

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    'He's Always Going to Be Guilty': Hernandez Victim's Mother

    The mother of Odin Lloyd, Ursula Ward, whom man Aaron Hernandez was initially convicted of killing back in 2013, spoke following a judge's decision to vacate the murder conviction. (Published Tuesday, May 9, 2017)

    The estate of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has settled a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the families of two men he was acquitted of killing.

    Court records show that a Superior Court judge Tuesday issued an order of dismissal of the suit brought by the families of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado.

    William Kennedy, a lawyer for the Furtado family, told The Boston Globe in an email that terms are confidential.

    Kenneth Kolpan, a lawyer for de Abreu's widow, said the settlement "honors the legacy and memory of Daniel de Abreu."

    Civil Suit Against Hernandez Estate Continues

    [NECN] Civil Suit Against Hernandez Estate Continues

    The family of Odin Lloyd, of whom Aaron Hernandez is convicted of killing, wants a settlement, seeking any proceeds from the sale of the former Patriots tight end's home.

    (Published Thursday, April 27, 2017)

    George Leontire, a lawyer for Hernandez's estate, said no assets of the estate were used to settle.

    Prosecutors alleged Hernandez shot the men in 2012 after an earlier confrontation at a nightclub.

    Hernandez killed himself in prison in 2017.


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