Aaron Hernandez Funeral Monday

Bristol, CT (WOLO) — The Former NFL star turned convicted killer found dead in his Massachusetts prison cell last week will be laid to rest Monday.

Family and friends plan to gather for a private ceremony in Connecticut Monday afternoon as they bid a final farewell to former tight end Aaron Hernandez.

Hernandez was discovered inside his cell hanging from his own bed sheet attached to a window in his room.

The death happened just days after he was found not guilty in a double murder trial. Hernandez was already serving a life sentence for the 20-15 murder of a former friend.

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