LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was found with a shank-like weapon in his prison cell on Friday.
Hernandez is serving a life-sentence at Souza Baranowski Correctional Center in Massachusetts.READ MORE: San Bernardino Investigators Say Loma Linda Sexual Predator May Have More Underage Victims That Have Not Yet Come Forward
According to multiple reports, guards found a prison-made shank during a shakedown when checking Hernandez’s cell.
Hernandez was immediatly taken out of the general population and moved to a segregated unit within the prison.READ MORE: Drone Video: Great White Sharks Off California's Coast Are More Common Than You Think
This is not the first incident Hernandez has had since being incarcerated.
In 2014 he was indicted in an alleged jail assault after getting in an altercation with another inmate.MORE NEWS: 'Just Not Fair': Gascón Drops Bid For Death Penalty In Killing Of 10-Year-Old Anthony Avalos
The former NFL-er is scheduled to go to another trial for a 2012 double murder case in Boston in January.