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Report: Aaron Hernandez questioned in connection with murder, not considered a suspect

06.18.13 at 6:02 pm ET

Aaron Hernandez was questioned by police on Monday in connection with a possible homicide in North Attleboro, according to a report from

The Patriots’ tight end is reportedly not considered a suspect, but a vehicle rented in his name has emerged as a key piece of evidence in the investigation. Meanwhile, according to, a source said Hernandez’s name is tied to that rental vehicle.

The Attleboro Sun Chronicle reported Tuesday that a jogger found the body of a 27-year-old Boston man on Monday in an North Attleboro clearing, less than a mile from Hernandez’s home.

According to ABC News, investigators are seeking a warrant to search Hernandez’s home. However, Hernandez has been uncooperative with police.

The 23-year-old tight end, who has played three seasons with the Patriots, caught 51 passes for 483 yards and five touchdowns last season.

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