The former Patriots’ tight end will have his brain donated to research.
Aaron Hernandez’s family will reportedly be donating his brain for research.
There are some who believe the 27-year-old former New England Patriots tight end suffered from CTE, which has affected several football players.
Hernandez was found dead in his prison cell early Wednesday morning.
Jose Baez: The family of Aaron Hernandez has decided to donate Aaron's brain to study #Wbz
— Anna Meiler (@AnnaMeiler) April 20, 2017
There is an investigation and autopsy currently happening with his death and body.