This celebrity goo was created by player Chris Lemler.
Scott Hardie made minor changes to the clue and made minor changes to the explanation provided by Chris.

publication date: Sunday, February 23, 2020 (part of Winter 2020)

category: Crime

clue: This former football player decided that, even though being a murderer wasn't a smart idea, and being sentenced to life afterwards was terrible idea, committing suicide by hanging in his cell by a bed sheet and attempting to block the door by jamming the door with various items to the cell so no one could come in to help was a smart idea.

explanation: Hernandez was a former New England Patriots player who was convicted of homicide and hung himself in his cell. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Richard Slominsky, Erik Bates, and Scott Hardie

trivia: Chris created this goo on the day that Hernandez's suicide was in the news (April 19, 2017).


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