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Aaron Hernandez charged with murder of Odin Lloyd

After a week of investigation, the Patriots tight end has officially been charged with murder, and is being held without bail.

UPDATE: Per Adam Schefter, the full charges against Aaron Hernandez are: first degree murder, carrying a firearm without a license, two counts of carrying a large capacity firearm, possession of a firearm without a FID card and possession of ammunition without an FID card.

Aaron Hernandez was officially charged with the first-degree murder of 27-year-old Odin Lloyd on Wednesday, as well as five gun charges related to the case. He pleaded not guilty to all charges.

The judge denied bail for Hernandez and he will be held in custody until the trial.

Prosecutors claimed the murder was planned, and laid out a detailed case against Hernandez. The victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds, and was fatally shot in the back as he was lying on the ground, according to the prosecutor. Security tape in Hernandez's home showed someone carrying a gun to the basement after Hernandez and two other men returned to the home without Lloyd.

Police also recovered text messages between Hernandez, Lloyd and the other two men involved in the case.

The prosecution said Hernandez was upset with Lloyd after seeing him talk to a group of people the former Patriots tight end reportedly had a disagreement with previously. Prosecutors told the judge that they have tape of an armed Hernandez saying "you can't trust anyone anymore" before picking up Lloyd prior to the murder.

Lloyd, a semi-professional football player, was allegedly an associate of Hernandez. Lloyd, Hernandez, and two other men reportedly left a bar together in a car that Hernandez was driving on the night of the homicide. According to the source, three men returned to Hernandez's home without Lloyd.

The victim's body was discovered by a jogger in a wooded area near Hernandez's home the next morning. Investigators questioned Hernandez and searched his house on June 18, after a rental car registered to Hernandez was linked to Lloyd. Authorities left with a box of evidence and two unnamed men at the home.

Police returned to Hernandez's house later in the week to execute another search warrant after it was revealed his home security system, including surveillance video, had been destroyed and a professional cleaning service was hired to scrub the house on Monday. Hernandez's attorney's turned over his smashed cell phone to police on Friday.

Massachusetts State Police returned to the home over the weekend to conduct another search. Police reportedly removed up to 10 bags from Hernandez's home on June 22. After Hernandez's home was searched, police divers combed through a body of water near the home as well as land around it.

The Patriots released Hernandez following his arrest, waiving their rights to recoup his bonus money.

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