Body found near New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez's home ruled homicide victim

BOSTON (AP) -- A prosecutor says a Boston man found dead in an industrial park about a mile from New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez's home was a homicide victim.

Bristol District Attorney Samuel Sutter's office said Wednesday the state medical examiner has identified 27-year-old Odin Lloyd and ruled he was a homicide victim.

Lloyd's family says he had connections to Hernandez but hasn't elaborated.

Sutter's office says investigators are asking for the public's help to find a silver mirror cover believed to have broken off a car somewhere between Boston and North Attleborough, where Hernandez lives.

Police have been at Hernandez's home for two days. Sports Illustrated cited an unidentified source in reporting Hernandez was not believed to be a suspect in a possible homicide.

Hernandez's attorney says his client isn't commenting.

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