Turns out ... cotton candy bubble gum could be what takes down ex New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez. The gum was found inside his car rental next to a shell casing from the scene, connecting Hernandez to the scene of the crime where 27YO Odin Lloyd was killed. So who told? Hernandez returned the car, and it was a woman at the rental place who found the gum and a shell casing. Click here for more on this developing story.

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