Fathers of men gunned down in South End in 2012 describe loss, as lawyer accuses Aaron Hernandez

FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2013, file photo, former New England Patriots NFL football player Aaron Hernandez attends a pretrial court hearing in superior court in Fall River, Mass. Judge Susan Garsh rejected a request Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, by prosecutors in Hernandez's murder case for his jailhouse phone recordings, then ordered them to turn over to the defense copies of calls they acknowledged already having. (AP Photo/Brian Snyder, Pool, File)
The lawsuits filed against Aaron Hernandez add to a growing list of legal troubles.Associated Press/File

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QUINCY -- The fathers of two men who were gunned down in Boston in 2012 described the devastating toll of their loss on Thursday, as their lawyer insisted “an abundance of evidence” points to former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez as the shooter.

Speaking during an evening news conference at their attorney’s office here, the fathers of Daniel Abreu and Safiro Furtado held pictures of their sons and grew emotional as they spoke to reporters.

“We want to let people know that his death is killing us inside,” said Furtado’s father, Salvador Furtado, 57, through an interpreter.

Abreu’s father, Ernesto Abreu, 59, said softly, “He was a good boy,” and broke down crying when asked to recount the difficulty of losing his son.

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