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Sports world reacts to the death of former Patriot Aaron Hernandez

HARTFORD -- Former New England Patriots tight end and Bristol native Aaron Hernandez was found dead in his prison cell on Wednesday morning, where he was serving a life sentence for 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd, just days after being acquitted in a separate double murder case in Boston.

After the news broke on Hernandez's death, current and former NFL players and others from the sports world shared their reactions on Twitter.