BOSTON (CBS) – One of the letters written by Aaron Hernandez before his death last week was to another prisoner.
A lawyer for that inmate, Kyle Kennedy, said his client has not seen the letter.READ MORE: Willie O'Ree's Jersey Number 22 Retired By Bruins
“My client is obviously saddened by the loss of his friend Aaron Hernandez,” Larry Army Jr. said in a statement. “We will be requesting that the letter be turned over to my client as soon as possible.”READ MORE: After Friend's Death, Wayland Teen Wants Neck Guards Mandatory For Youth Hockey Players
The WBZ I-Team reported last week that Hernandez gave Kennedy’s family a watch worth about $50,000. Sources also tell the I-Team Kennedy was the last person to see Hernandez alive the night before his suicide.
Kennedy was moved to a protective unit after Hernandez’s death, but his lawyer says that was a standard precaution and he did not exhibit any “risky behavior.”MORE NEWS: 'Monstrous Drug Dealer': Gov. Sununu Questions How Mass. Judge Gave Adam Montgomery Custody Of Now Missing Harmony
A New Bedford Superior Court judge ordered investigators to release copies of the notes to the former NFL star’s family, less than an hour before his funeral Monday.