Sheriff: Aaron Hernandez used charm to manipulate prison guards
The sheriff in charge of the jail where Aaron Hernandez was held before his murder conviction said the former New England Patriots tight end "knows how to use his charm and manipulate better than anyone he has ever seen," according to the Associated Press.
"He would make every effort to get extra sandwiches," Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson told the AP. "He would just try to convince the officers to give him more than what they otherwise could get."
Hernandez was held at the Bristol County House of Corrections from June 2013 until his conviction last week. During his time there, he had a fight with another inmate and was accused of threatening a guard.
After Hernandez was sentenced to life in prison without parole in the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd, he was transferred to Massachusetts Correctional Institution—Cedar Junction, a state prison located near the Patriots' home stadium.
Hernandez also faces charges in the 2012 double murder of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado. Authorities say that Hernandez shot de Abreu, Furtado and one other man after one of them spilled a drink on him at a nightclub.
- Dan Gartland