Report: Aaron Hernandez put two guns in a box in his basement

The murder weapon still hasn't been found in the Hernandez case. (USATSI)

Carlos Ortiz, one of the men who was with Aaron Hernandez on the night Odin Lloyd was murdered, told authorities that he saw Hernandez put two guns in a box, according to court documents obtained by the Associated Press

According to the documents, Ortiz, Hernandez and Ernest Wallace were at Hernandez's residence after the killing when Ortiz handed a small gun to Hernandez. Ortiz also said he saw Hernandez with a 'large handgun' and those two guns ended up in a black box in Hernandez's basement. 

The murder weapon, which authorities still haven't recovered, is believed to be .45-caliber Glock. In late July, video surveillance was released that was taken on the night of the crime and in that video, Hernandez is shown holding a gun that the prosecution believes is the murder weapon. 

Authorities have recently been searching a lake in Bristol, Conn., for a possible murder weapon.

In other developments, police say they now believe they know how Wallace got from Connecticut to Miramar, Fla., -- where he was eventually arrested. 

After Lloyd's killing, Wallace and Ortiz went back to Bristol where Ortiz met up with Tanya Singleton-Valderamma -- a relative of Hernandez. According to a credit card statement obtained by authorities, Singleton-Valderamma purchased a bus ticket to Miami, Fla., for Wallace.

Hernandez is being charged with murder in Lloyd's death, a charge he claimed he's not guilty of in a jailhouse letter he recently wrote to a pen pal. 

Hernandez's next court date is a probable cause hearing, which is scheduled for Aug. 22.

CBS Sports Writer

John Breech has been at CBS Sports since July 2011 and currently spends most of his time writing about the NFL. He's believed to be one of only three people in the world who thinks that Andy Dalton will... Full Bio

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