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Police Search Conn. Pond For Weapon Possibly Connected To Hernandez Case

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BRISTOL, Conn. (CBS) — Authorities spent much of Monday searching a pond in Bristol for a weapon connected to the Aaron Hernandez murder case.

Pine Lake In Bristol, Conn. (Credit: WTIC AM)

Pine Lake Park In Bristol, Conn. (Credit: WTIC AM)

Police from Bristol County, Massachusetts, along with members of the Connecticut State Police Dive Team, were seen searching Malones Pond in Pine Lake Park in Bristol.

The search concluded around 5 p.m. Monday. Police say they will be back at the pond, continuing their search on Tuesday.

CBS affiliate WFSB-TV is reporting Bristol Police have confirmed that Connecticut State Police are searching for a weapon possibly connected to the Hernandez case.

Reporter Mike Guerrera of WTIC NewsTalk 1080 tells WBZ NewsRadio 1030, the focus is on a murky section of the approximately 200-yard pond, not far from where Hernandez grew up. (Continued…)

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