People Actually Thought Aaron Hernandez Was A Free Man Following His Non-Guilty Verdict

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez (L) smiles at his defense attorney Michael Fee as he appears in court at the Fall River Justice Center in Fall River, Massachusetts December 23, 2013. The former NFL tight end is charged in the fatal shooting of his friend, Odin Lloyd, in June 2013. REUTERS/Matt Stone/Pool (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW SPORT FOOTBALL) - RTX16SPU

Aaron Hernandez was in the news today. No he did not kill another person, but instead was found not guilty in a double murder he was believed to be the gun man in.

What many football fans failed to realize is that the former Patriots tight end is serving a life sentence for another murder, regardless of the outcome of the trial which concluded today.