After being arrested earlier today, Aaron Hernandez has been charged with murder.

Update 3:16pm - Hernandez is being held without bail on first degree murder charges.

It has been a rough couple of weeks for former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez. He was believed to be a suspect in the murder of Odin Lloyd, a known associate of Hernandez, and those suspicions have proven true.

He was in court today and officially charged with murder.

After his arrest earlier today, the Patriots released Hernandezfrom the team. According to WCVB, there is a lot of evidence against Hernandez including surveillance video taken in the hours leading up to the death of Odin Lloyd. The video shows Hernandez with Lloyd at the former NFL star's home.