WEDNESDAY EVENING UPDATE

SALE OF HOSPITAL PROPERTY FINALIZED

The title of the former state hospital property in Preston has officially been transferred to the Mohegan Tribe.  Tribal Chairman Kevin Brown joined town officials and Governor Dannel Malloy on Wednesday to formally sign the contract allowing the tribe to acquire the 388-acre site.  Brown says he’s looking forward to developing the property in the coming years. The tribe is proposing several attractions for the hospital property, including an outdoor theme park,

 

WEDNESDAY MORNING UPDATE

HERNANDEZ COMMITS SUICIDE

 

MILFORD, Mass. (AP) – Massachusetts prison officials say former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has hanged himself in his cell and has been pronounced dead at a hospital. He was 27.

An official with the Massachusetts Department of Corrections says Hernandez was found hanged in his cell just after 3 a.m. Wednesday. Authorities tried to revive the former New England Patriots tight end, and he was pronounced dead at UMass Memorial – HealthAlliance Hospital in Leominster at 4:07 a.m.