'Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez': Release date, plot and all you need to know about Netflix's show

'Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez': Release date, plot and all you need to know about Netflix's show

Netflix released a teaser in early December for the much-anticipated documentary 'Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez'. From the makers of 'Making of a Murderer' and 'Evil Genius', the docuseries takes us into the trials of the murder conviction of late NFL player Aaron Hernandez.

Release date

The series will premiere on January 15, 2020.


Netflix's synopsis of the upcoming documentary says, "Via interviews with friends, players, and insiders, this docuseries examines how Aaron Hernandez went from an NFL star to a convicted killer. It will be a three-part documentary that will detail the late NFL player's fall from stardom as he battled his murder conviction in courts. The docuseries will include footage from the courtroom, Hernandez's prison phone calls and interviews with those that were close to him. It takes us through the journey that led to the athlete's trial, conviction, and death.



Geno McDermott serves as director and executive producer of the docuseries alongside Angus Wall. McDermott also served as executive producer of 'The Murder Tapes' and 'Finding Escobar's Millions'.

Geno McDermott (IMDb)


Aaron Hernandez is escorted into Attleboro District Court for his hearing on August 22, 2013, in North Attleboro, Massachusetts (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

After signing a five-year contract totalling at $40 million with the New England Patriots, NFL hotshot Aaron Hernandez came to be the centre of a public murder trial. He was tried for the murders of Odin Lloyd and two other men from the Boston area. The trials revealed a lot of the athlete's personal life from an abusive home, gang association and a history of violent behavior.

He was acquitted of the double homicide charges of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado but was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of Lloyd. Lloyd had been dating Hernandez's fiancée's sister. While serving his sentence, Hernandez committed suicide in his prison cell in 2017.



"This isn't just the Aaron Hernandez story, there were a lot of lives affected by this guy," reveals the eerie trailer.


Where to watch

You can catch the daunting docuseries of infamous Hernandez on Netflix on January 15.

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