The Bristol County Superior Court jury in Massachusetts also found Hernandez guilty of unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition.
Just a few months before, the NFL star had signed a two-year deal with the athletic brand to work with its men’s training initiatives. At the time, Hernandez said, “You don’t see many people signing with Puma. I thought it would be something different, and I feel like I’m different than most.”
Hernandez was accused of fatally shooting semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd in 2013, whose body was found in a Massachusetts industrial park.
After the verdict was announced, CNN reporter Susan Candiotti tweeted court room reactions, mentioning that Hernandez showed no reaction.
#AaronHernandez AARON SHOW NO REACTION ; VICTIM’S MOM CRIES, pumps her fists in air quietly, saying yes. fiance and mom of of AH weep
— susan candiotti cnn (@susancandiotti) April 15, 2015
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