Late NFL Player Aaron Hernandez's Fiancee Shayanna Jenkins Pregnant With Her Second Child 13 Months After His Death
- Shayanna Jenkins, fiancee of late footballer Aaron Hernandez, expecting her second child.
- Jenkins took to her Instagram on Tuesday revealing her pregnancy.
- Jenkins announced she is expecting a baby girl, however, she didn't disclose the father of the child.
- The news comes 13 months after her fiance Hernandez took his life in a cell where he had been spending his life imprisonment.
Former footballer Aaron Hernandez's fiancee Shayanna Jenkins revealed she is expecting her second child 13 months after his death.
The mother of one took to her Instagram on Tuesday to announce her pregnancy where she shared a bump-revealing photo. She wrote "Many of you have had speculated that I may be expecting another miracle which is very accurate, I wanted to take time and process and post when I was ready to," in the caption.
Jenkins, 28, also disclosed the sex of her baby, writing she is expecting another baby girl. however, she didn't comment anything about the paternity of the child.
Jenkins is already a mother to her 5-year-old daughter, Avielle Hernandez which she shared with the late footballer. Jenkins and Hernandez welcomed the baby girl in 2012. The same November, the then-lovebirds got engaged though they never married.
The former New England Patriots tight end, Hernandez was arrested in 2013 for the murder of Odin Lloyd, Jenkin's sister boyfriend. He was further charged with the fatal drive-by shootings of Safiro Teixeria Furtado and Daniel Jorge Correia de Abreau as he awaited trial.
Hernandez was exonerated of the double homicide in April 2017 just days before he was found dead in his prison cell. The disgraced sportsman, who was given life imprisonment for the murder of Lloyd, had killed himself.
The Ma s sachusetts Department of Corrections released a statement explaining Mr. Hernandez's death at the time which read:
Mr. Hernandez was in a single cell in a general population unit. [He] hanged himself utilizing a bedsheet that he attached to his cell window. Mr. Hernandez also attempted to block his door from the inside by jamming the door with various items.
According to a TMZ, Hernandez had left a note for Jenkins before committing suicide in which he said,
You have always been my soul-mate and I want you to love life and know I'm always with you. I love you so much and know you are an angel.
The late NFL player's fiancee Jenkin is yet to reveal when the upcoming arrival of her second child is.