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Netflix Premieres Aaron Hernandez Docu-Series Jan. 15

Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez, about the NFL star who killed himself in prison, debuts on Netflix Jan. 15. There are three episodes, each a little more than an hour.

“Via interviews with friends, players and insiders, this docu-series examines how Aaron Hernandez went from an NFL star to a convicted killer,” according to Netflix.

Growing up in Bristol, Conn., Hernandez played for the New England Patriots from 2010 to 2012. In 2013, he was charged with the murder of Odin Lloyd, a football player who was dating the sister of Hernandez’s fiancee, in 2015. He was found guilty of murder.

Hernandez was also found not guilty of a drive-by shooting around that time.

He was found dead in his prison cell in Shirley, Mass., in 2017. Hernandez’s death was ruled a suicide. He was 27. 

Michael Malone
Michael Malone

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.