facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Report: Ex-Patriot, accused killer Hernandez was heavy angel dust user

Aug. 28, 2013 at 7:33 AM   |   Comments

BOSTON, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Former New England Patriot tight end Aaron Hernandez used angel dust regularly and came from a family with an extensive criminal record, Rolling Stone reported.

In the latest edition, published Wednesday, Rolling Stone tracked Hernandez's life from when he was a high school football star to an NFL player to a man suspected of killing an acquaintance.

Hernandez is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Odin Lloyd.

Among the five takeaways in the story, "The Gangster in the Huddle," was that Hernandez heavily used the hallucinogenic drug angel dust -- the common name for phencyclidine -- becoming so paranoid during the last year that he carried a gun.

The magazine also said Hernandez so riled Patriots head coach Bill Belichick because of missed practices and hooligan behavior, he was dangerously close to being cut.

Both of Hernandez' parents had criminal records, as did much of his extended family, Rolling Stone said.

The magazine article also said Hernandez's college coach, then-University of Florida head coach Urban Meyer, may have helped cover up failed drug tests, as well as two violent incidents.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Ray Lewis on Ray Rice: 'There's some things you can cover up, some things you can't' Ray Lewis on Ray Rice: 'There's some things you can cover up, some things you can't'
2
Former Titans kicker dies in car crash Former Titans kicker dies in car crash
3
National League Game Summary - Washington at Miami
4
Cardinals top penalty-prone 49ers
5
2013-14 college football bowl results 2013-14 college football bowl results
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback