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KUSA - Nobody knows nobody.

The person who sits in the cubicle next to you at work might be a murderer. Hopefully not. But it's possible.

If the charges brought against former New England Patriots Tight End Aaron Hernandez are true, he committed a double murder in July of 2012 and then reported for training camp and played an entire NFL season. Hernandez's statistics for 2012 are 51 receptions, five touchdowns and two murders.

In 2013, Hernandez got kicked off the team before the first game, but still might have managed one murder.

And all along, his teammates, guys like current Broncos Wes Welker and Aqib Talib, and former University of Colorado star Nate Solder. simply thought he was just one of the guys.

Unfortunately, I know how they must feel. In 1988, I learned that one of my closest childhood friends was going to prison for the rest of his life for a homicide he committed a year earlier. Just prior to his arrest, I had spent several months hanging out with him, including a few nights at my family's house just outside Detroit. I had no idea. Nearly three decades later, I still find it impossible to believe, despite an abundance of evidence, a guilty verdict, and my buddy's admittance to the crime.

Nobody knows nobody.

(KUSA-TV © 2014 Multimedia Holdings Corporation)

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