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Monday, May 21, 2018

Gun used in 2012 double murder linked to Aaron Hernandez found

Aaron Hernandez gun

The gun used in a 2012 drive-by shooting in Boston that left two men dead has been found, WSHM in Springfield reports.

According to CBS 3 Springfield, the murder weapon turned up when police searched the car of Jailene Diaz-Ramos, who was involved in a car crash on June 21. Diaz-Ramos is from Bristol, Conn., which is Aaron Hernandez’s home town.

Diaz-Ramos was taken to a medical center following her crash. Police found a .38-caliber Smith and Wesson revolver in a black briefcase in the trunk, per CBS 3. The gun was taken for testing and police confirmed it was the weapon used in the murder. Diaz-Ramos was arraigned for illegal possession of a gun and ammunition.

[Related: Jailene Diaz-Ramos arrested three times in past year]

Hernandez has been linked to the shooting that left Safiro Furtado and Daniel Abreu dead. Prosecutors were reportedly making the case to a Suffolk County grand jury that Hernandez should be charged for the murders.

Diaz-Ramos reportedly told police the gun belonged to a friend she referred to as “Chicago”. She told police she drove Chicago and his friends to work, that they are football players, and that the gun was left in the car because she did not want them to take it to work.

(Note: photo at top does not show purported murder weapon)

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