Earlier today, Aaron Hernandez was found guilty of first-degree murder of Odin Lloyd in addition to five weapon charges. He was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. He is also awaiting a separate trial for the double murder of Safiro Furtado and Daniel de Abreu in addition to associated attempted murder and assault charges.
In the above video, after the jury's verdict of guilty is read aloud, Hernandez can be seen looking at his mother and fiancée - as he then displays three very telling nonverbal signals in rapid succession.
The jaw confessional also has an element of regret associated with it.
An inward lip roll is seen during moments of effort when one is trying to suppress both the inward growth - as well as an outer expression of an emotion - usually seen with negative one (but it can be seen during the suppression of joy, laughter, etc.).
Tongue Juts can be thought of as one's psyche waving a flag to the outside world saying, "I've been bad" or "I've been caught" or "I did something stupid". This body language display can also be seen in light-hearted moments of self-deprecation or excitement (yet still the same message is being sent - that of mischief).
This nonverbal cluster displayed by Aaron Hernandez is highly significant of guilt.
My condolences to the family, friends and fiancée of Odin Lloyd.
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