Aaron Hernandez fiancee, cousin indicted
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Hernandez, 23, was a tight end for the New England Patriots with a $41 million contract when he was arrested on June 26 and charged in the death of Odin Lloyd, a semi-professional football player, nine days earlier. The Patriots dropped Hernandez a few hours after his arrest. He has pleaded not guilty to all charges, which include one count of murder and several firearms-related offenses. At a 2 p.m. ET (1600 GMT) hearing at Massachusetts Superior Court in Fall River, attorneys were expected to argue about the production of evidence and a gag order imposed by the judge which has limited their ability to discuss the case publicly. Prosecutors contend that Hernandez summoned Lloyd to his home in North Attleborough on June 17, a few nights after the two had argued at a nightclub because Lloyd had been speaking with people Hernandez disliked. On the night of the shooting, Hernandez and two other men drove Lloyd to an isolated industrial park, while Lloyd sent his sister text messages telling her who he was with, a series of messages that ended just so you know, prosecutors said.
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The former New England Patriots tight end’s fiancee, Shayanna Jenkins, 24, is accused of a single count of perjury. She was indicted last week and will be arraigned October 15. His cousin, Tanya Singleton, 37, also of Bristol, was indicted on a charge of “conspiracy to commit accessory after the fact.” She pleaded guilty Monday and is being held without bail, according to a court statement. Singleton, who was already being held on a previous indictment for contempt of court by allegedly refusing to testify before a grand jury, saw both of the cases against her combined, and is scheduled to appear October 24 for a pretrial hearing. A Bristol County, Massachusetts, grand jury indicted former NFL player Aaron Hernandez on a first-degree murder charge, as well as five weapons charges, on Thursday, August 22. The case against Hernandez can now proceed to trial.
Hernandez looks up after being tackled during a game against the Philadelphia Eagles on November 27, 2011, in Philadelphia. Tattoos on Hernandez’s arm are visible during the pregame warmup on December 4, 2011. Hernandez scores a touchdown against the defense of George Wilson of the Buffalo Bills on January 1, 2012, in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Hernandez catches a pass against Chase Blackburn and Aaron Ross of the New York Giants during Super Bowl XLVI on February 5, 2012, in Indianapolis. Hernandez runs for a 12-yard touchdown past Deon Grant of the New York Giants in the third quarter of Super Bowl XLVI on February 5, 2012, in Indianapolis. Hernandez celebrates his touchdown in the third quarter of Super Bowl XLVI. HIDE CAPTION Carlos Ortiz is indicted, accused of accessory to murder after the fact Prosecutors spoke at a bail hearing for a co-defendant Prosecutors disclosed that Hernandez allegedly called the co-defendant several times Hernandez is charged in the death of Odin Lloyd, who was shot in June (CNN) — A Massachusetts grand jury has indicted an associate of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez in a shooting death, Bristol County, Massachusetts, District Attorney Sam Sutter said Friday.
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Lows in the upper 40s. Tomorrow: Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s. Check out our current traffic report . Whats in the news? – Aaron Hernandez faces a pre-trial hearing in Fall River. The former Patriots tight end is slated to make his first appearance since his arraignment on murder and weapons charges in the killing of Odin Lloyd.
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The district court case against the associate of former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez has been continued. Police have said Wallace and another man were with Hernandez at the time 27-year-old Odin Lloyd was killed. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) Ernest Wallace Ernest Wallace, of Miramar, Fla., left, wears chains as he is escorted by a court officer, right, while departing Attleboro District Court, in Attleboro, Mass., Monday, Aug. 26, 2013. The district court case against the associate of former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez has been continued. Police have said Wallace and another man were with Hernandez at the time 27-year-old Odin Lloyd was killed.