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The New England Patriots' Aaron Hernandez kneels on the field during practice in May.
A prosecutor says a Boston man found dead in an industrial park about a mile from New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez's home was a homicide victim.
Bristol District Attorney Samuel Sutter's office said Wednesday the state medical examiner has identified 27-year-old Odin Lloyd and ruled he was a homicide victim.
Lloyd's family says he had connections to Hernandez but hasn't elaborated.
Sutter's office says investigators are asking for the public's help to find a silver mirror cover believed to have broken off a car somewhere between Boston and North Attleborough, where Hernandez lives.
Police have been at Hernandez's home for two days.
Hernandez's attorney says his client isn't commenting.
This story was originally published on Wed Jun 19, 2013 9:56 PM EDT