Hernandez Murder Victim Odin Lloyd ‘Always a Class Clown’

Hernandez Murder Victim Odin Lloyd ‘Always a Class Clown’

Ursula Ward, mother of shooting victim Odin Lloyd, is comforted by family and friends outside Bristol County Superior Court Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Fall River, Mass., after former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez was found guilty of murder in the shooting death of Lloyd. (AP Photo/Stew Milne)
Ursula Ward, mother of shooting victim Odin Lloyd, is comforted by family and friends outside Bristol County Superior Court Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Fall River, Mass. (AP Photo/Stew Milne)

(CNN) – Odin Lloyd, who a jury found was murdered by former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, carved a reputation as a trophy-accumulating athlete with a mischievous streak, according to relatives.

Lloyd, 27, found ways to keep smiling outside the family home in Boston’s largest and most diverse neighborhood, Dorchester.

“He was always a class clown,” his sister, Olivia Thibou, told CNN affiliate WHDH. “Everyone knew him to always make jokes, to laugh.”

“Anybody who knows my brother would say that he’s just a funny guy,” she said. “He’s very respectful. He never really disrespected anybody.”

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