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Opening Statements In Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial Expected This Week

FALL RIVER, Mass. — Aaron Hernandez once seemed to be a man with a bright future. At age 23 he had a Super Bowl appearance under his belt and a $40 million contract as a star tight end with the New England Patriots. He and his fiancee had started a family, living in a mansion in the Boston suburbs with their 8-month-old daughter. This week, prosecutors...
Via NESN.com
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hernandez jury pool could be trimmed by prosecutors, defense

FALL RIVER, Mass. -- A jury could be seated in the Massachusetts murder trial of former New England Patriots star tight end Aaron Hernandez. Bristol County Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh has settled on a pool of 53 potential jurors who made it through screening for biases and hardships. Prosecutors and the defense are expected to be allowed Monday to excuse up to 18 people each...
Via AP on Fox
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jury could be seated in murder trial of ex-Patriot Hernandez

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) A jury could be seated in the Massachusetts murder trial of former New England Patriots star tight end Aaron Hernandez. Bristol County Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh has settled on a pool of 53 potential jurors who made it through screening for biases and hardships. Prosecutors and the defense are expected to be allowed Monday to excuse up to 18 people each...
Via AP on Fox
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: Aaron Hernandez could begin murder trial this week

Tired of talking about “Deflate-Gate”? Well, how about “Murder-Gate”? Aaron Hernandez has been in custody for over a year on three murder charges, but there have been little updates through that time. But, according to the Associated Press, a pool of 53 potential jurors has been cleared, meaning that Hernandez’s first murder trial could begin as soon as Tuesday. Both the...
Via cover32 - Patriots
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hernandez jury finalists asked if they're Patriots fans

  Lots of people in New England are Patriots fans, which explains why it might be difficult to find eligible jurors for the Aaron Hernandez murder trial.   A questionnaire given to the final set of prospective jurors for the trial in Bristol County Superior Court specifically asks if the members of the jury pool are Patriots fans and if they have ever attended a Patriots...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez is just getting comfortable with the court system

Michelle R. Smith, Yahoo:The murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez began Friday with the judge telling the first batch of prospective jurors that they could still be chosen to sit on the panel even if they had heard about the high-profile case.Hernandez, 25, is charged with killing Odin Lloyd, a 27-year-old semiprofessional football player from Boston...
Via Patriots Life
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Potential Hernandez juror sent home after yelling 'Go Pats!'

Well, one New England man discovered a surefire way to get out of jury duty. Jury selection is underway in Massachusetts in the murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, and although we don’t know who will be sitting in on the case yet, we do know one person who definitely won’t be. According to Kathryn Sotnik of NECN, one man showed up in his...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Prosecutors to ask Hernandez's fiancée to testify for immunity

Prosecutors appear to lack a major witness in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial. If a potential deal goes through, that could change in a big way.   Prosecutors submitted a petition Wednesday to judge Susan E. Garsh asking the court to grant Hernandez’s fiancée, Shayanna Jenkins, immunity in exchange for her testimony against the former New England Patriots tight end. Jenkins’...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez has asked for his mom and fiancee to attend trial

Former New England Patriots’ tight end Aaron Hernandez’ trial is scheduled to start jury selection next Friday. With the actual trial not too far from now, Hernandez has requested that the judge let his mother and fiancee attend his murder trial. Because both Hernandez mother and fiancee are possible witnesses, they would normally be barred from sitting in on the trial. However...
Via Sportsnaut
23 days ago  |  Discuss

More key evidence thrown out in Aaron Hernandez trial

A judge ruled on Friday to throw out more key evidence against Aaron Hernandez in the Odin Lloyd murder trial. The Associated Press reports that the final text messages Lloyd sent to his sister the night he was killed cannot be used in Hernandez’s trial. Prosecutors previously pointed to text messages from Lloyd that were...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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