After 7 days of deliberations and nearly 37 hours of deliberation, the jury came back with their verdict on Wednesday, April 15th and former New England Patriot star tight end Aaron Hernandez was found guilty of murder in the 1st Degree with Extreme Atrocity or Cruelty in the death of Odin Lloyd. He now faces a mandatory sentence of  life without parole. Hernandez will be formerly sentenced later today

Watch Jury Find Aaron Hernandez Guilty of First-Degree MurderGasps were heard in the courtroom as the jury forewoman delivered the verdict in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial.Read full story:

Posted by NBC News on Wednesday, April 15, 2015