About 15 to 20 minutes ago, Aaron Hernandez was escorted from his North Attleboro home in handcuffs and taken into custody.

Updates to come as they become available.

UPDATE: Massachusetts State Police say charge will not be released to public until presented to the court.

UPDATE: The New England Patriots have released Aaron Hernandez. Here is the statement from the Partiots.

"A young man was murdered last week and we extend our sympathies to the family and friends who mourn his loss. Words cannot express the disappointment we feel knowing that one of our players was arrested as a result of this investigation. We realize that law enforcement investigations into this matter are ongoing. We support their efforts and respect the process. At this time, we believe this transaction is simply the right thing to do."