Why fiancee of Aaron Hernandez says she ‘doubts’ he took his own life

On April 19, 2017, ex NFL star Aaron Hernandez was found hanging in his jail cell at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Massachusetts. It was reported that he jammed his cell door, had the words "John 3:16" on his forehead and had written the same Bible verse on the wall of his cell. Investigators said they found three handwritten notes next to a Bible.

Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, Hernandez's fiancée, says, however, that she isn't convinced that her high school sweetheart committed suicide.

"He was very positive, so excited to come home," Jenkins-Hernandez says in an exclusive interview with Dr. Phil airing Monday. "I spoke to him the night before and he was so, 'Daddy's going to be home,' and 'I can't wait to sleep in the bed with you guys, and I can't wait to just hold you and love you.' There was no indication at all of such events."

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Shayanna Jenkins, fiancee of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez, listens during the murder trial for Hernandez at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Massachusetts, April 15, 2015. Hernandez, 25, a former tight end for the New England Patriots, is accused of fatally shooting semiprofessional football player Odin Lloyd in an industrial park near Hernandez's Massachusetts home in June 2013. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter
Shayanna Jenkins, fiancee of Aaron Hernandez, a former player for the NFL's New England Patriots football team, leaves the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Massachusetts September 6, 2013, where Hernandez was arraigned on murder and weapons charges in connection with the killing of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd in June. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW SPORT FOOTBALL)
Terri Hernandez, mother of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez and his fiancee Shayanna Jenkins watch in court during Hernandez' appearance at the Fall River Justice Center in Fall River, Massachusetts December 23, 2013. The former NFL tight end is charged in the fatal shooting of his friend, Odin Lloyd, in June 2013. REUTERS/Matt Stone/Pool (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW SPORT FOOTBALL)
Shayanna Jenkins, fiancee of former New England Patriots NFL football player Aaron Hernandez, stands during a pre-trial hearing in Fall River, Massachusetts December 22, 2014. Jenkins faces perjury charges for lying to a grand jury hearing the case against Hernandez, who is awaiting trial on charges of murdering semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd in 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW SPORT FOOTBALL)
Shayanna Jenkins, fiancee of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez, testifies during his murder trial in Fall River, Massachusetts March 27, 2015. Jenkins, a key witness who was granted immunity after charges she initially lied to a grand jury investigating the case. Hernandez is accused of the June 2013 killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. REUTERS/CJ Gunther/Pool
Shayanna Jenkins, fiancee of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez gestures during testimony in his murder trial in Fall River Massachusetts, March 30, 2015. Jenkins said she disposed of a cardboard box from their Massachusetts home at his request the day after prosecutors say he fatally shot an associate. REUTERS/Ted Fitzgerald/Pool
Shayanna Jenkins, fiancee of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez, testifies during his murder trial in Fall River, Massachusetts March 27, 2015. Jenkins, a key witness who was granted immunity after charges she initially lied to a grand jury investigating the case. Hernandez is accused of the June 2013 killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. REUTERS/CJ Gunther/Pool
Shayanna Jenkins, fiancee of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez, testifies in his murder trial in Fall River Massachusetts, March 30, 2015. Jenkins said she disposed of a cardboard box from their Massachusetts home at his request the day after prosecutors say he fatally shot an associate. REUTERS/Ted Fitzgerald/Pool
BOSTON, MA - APRIL 12: Shayanna Jenkins sits in the courtroom for the double murder trial of her fiancee, former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston on Apr. 12, 2017. Hernandez is charged in the July 2012 killings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado who he encountered in a Boston nightclub. The former NFL football player already is serving a life sentence in the 2013 killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. (Photo by Keith Bedford/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
BRISTOL, CT - APRIL 24: Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez holds her daughter's hand as she walks into O'Brien Funeral Home for Aaron Hernandez's funeral in Bristol, CT on Apr. 24, 2017. Family and high-profile friends of Hernandez, the convicted killer and former New England Patriots star who hung himself in his prison cell last week, paid their final respects during a private funeral service in his hometown. (Photo by Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
BRISTOL, CT - APRIL 24: Former Patriots player Brandon Spikes, second from left, walks beside Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez as he appears to cheer her daughter up as they leave O'Brien Funeral Home following Aaron Hernandez's funeral in Bristol, CT on Apr. 24, 2017. Family and high-profile friends of Hernandez, the convicted killer and former New England Patriots star who hung himself in his prison cell last week, paid their final respects during a private funeral service in his hometown. (Photo by Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
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Dr. Phil also notes that the former New England Patriots teammate, who was serving a life sentence for the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd, had just been acquitted of two murders from 2012 and was appealing the Lloyd conviction. "This had to be the high point of high points in a long, long time," he says to Jenkins-Hernandez.

"I agree, and that would make me doubt that he took his own life," she replies.

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R.I.P Aaron Hernandez
#RIP Aaron Hernandez...something doesn't feel right about him committing suicide... #prayingfor✌🏾... GOOD MORNING TO ALL...
Damn man... Aaron Hernandez wow. Had everything he wanted in life then lost it all. RIP.... damn
RIP Aaron Hernandez
I don't care what anyone says. That was the homie. And no one deserves to go out like that.
Are people really upset that a MURDERER killed himself? Literally have no idea why people are upset about Aaron Hernandez
Aaron Hernandez essentially did what the guy from Cleveland did so why doe he get sympathy? Because he can catch a football ? Please
I thought he was about to appeal his case. Wow🤔🤔🤔 https://t.co/XFm6DzGzC6
I see a lot of people celebrating Aaron Hernandez death. Just remember his daughter, family, and his victims family are going through a lot.
Instead of using this time to mock suicide, I will use it to feel heartbroken for Aaron Hernandez's 4-year-old daug… https://t.co/fVCzCHCADS
I don't condone a single disgusting thing Aaron Hernandez did, but my heart hurts for his daughter on so many levels
Hernandez wins a murder trial.. and then commits suicide. Something doesn't add up. Regardless, RIP Aaron Hernandez.
You're telling me Aaron Hernandez gets acquitted of a DOUBLE-murder and then commits suicide? I smell foul play.
Pray for the soul and family of Aaron Hernandez. https://t.co/ulqmsuRykk
This is sad 👎🏾🙏🏾🌹 https://t.co/miFWGg2GNb https://t.co/NclOlk0b8a
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On Monday's episode, Jenkins-Hernandez, who is mother to Herndandez's 4-year-old daughter, answers questions about her fiancé's mysterious jail cell death, recalls the last conversation she had with him and discusses the note he left for her and why she has questions about it. And on Tuesday, Jenkins-Hernandez responds to rumors about the football star's sexuality and his alleged intimate relationship with a fellow inmate. Check here to see where you can watch.

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