Advanced stages of CTE found in Aaron Hernandez’s brain

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez suffered from CTE, this according to the CTE Center at Boston University.  According to his attorney Jose Baez, Hernandez had a severe case of the degenerative brain disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy.  They plan to sue the NFL and team, claiming that they failed to protect their players’ safety.

Hernandez was 27 years old when committed suicide this past April while in prison, where he was serving a life sentence for murder.

Ex-Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had CTE, examiners conclude