BOSTON (CBSMiami) – Conflicting reports continue to emerge in the ongoing homicide case that is threatening to derail the career of New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez.

Early Friday, reported that a source had told them an arrest warrant had been issued for Hernandez, a former Florida Gators star. The arrest warrant, according to, was on a charge of obstruction of justice, but could be upgraded depending on what evidence showed up.

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However, the Boston Globe reported later Friday morning that no such arrest warrant had been issued for Hernandez.

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The body of 27-year-old Odin Lloyd of Dorchester was found Monday in a field in North Attleboro, about half-a-mile from Hernandez’s home. He had been shot in the head.

Lloyd was driving an SUV that had been rented in the name of Hernandez and was dating a woman who is the sister of Hernandez’s fiancee.

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At first, Hernandez was said to be cooperating with investigators but police sources said he stopped talking to police after he hired the Boston law firm of Ropes and Gray.