Sports No verdict in ex-NFL star's murder trial after 3rd day

01:06  12 april  2017
01:06  12 april  2017 Source:   Associated Press

Ex-NFL star begins presenting defence in double-murder trial

  Ex-NFL star begins presenting defence in double-murder trial BOSTON - Lawyers for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez have begun presenting their defence in his double-murder trial. After prosecutors rested their case Monday, Hernandez's lawyer called their first witness, a fan who had his photo taken with Hernandez the night prosecutors say Hernandez fatally shot two men. The fan said he spent about seven to 10 minutes talking with Hernandez at a Boston nightclub. He said he never saw a drink spilled on Hernandez. Prosecutors have said Hernandez killed two men because he felt disrespected after one of them spilled Hernandez's drink.He said Hernandez didn't seem angry when he later saw him outside.

BOSTON (AP) The jury in the double- murder trial of ex - NFL star Aaron Hernandez has finished its third day of deliberations without reaching a verdict . Jurors have spent about 19 hours deliberating since Friday. Deliberations are scheduled to resume Wednesday morning.

BOSTON (AP) — The jury in the double- murder trial of ex - NFL star Aaron Hernandez has finished its third day of deliberations without reaching a verdict . Jurors have spent about 19 hours deliberating since Friday.

Defendant Aaron Hernandez listens as Judge Jeffrey Locke addresses the jury's question during his double murder trial at Suffolk Superior Court, Tuesday, April 11, 2017, in Boston. Hernandez is on trial for the July 2012 killings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado who he encountered in a Boston nightclub. The former New England Patriots NFL player is already serving a life sentence in the 2013 killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, Pool) © The Associated Press Defendant Aaron Hernandez listens as Judge Jeffrey Locke addresses the jury's question during his double murder trial at Suffolk Superior Court, Tuesday, April 11, 2017, in Boston. Hernandez is on trial for the July 2012 killings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado who he encountered in a Boston nightclub. The former New England Patriots NFL player is already serving a life sentence in the 2013 killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, Pool)

BOSTON — The jury in the double-murder trial of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez has finished its third day of deliberations without reaching a verdict.

Defence rests in Aaron Hernandez's double-murder trial

  Defence rests in Aaron Hernandez's double-murder trial The defence has rested its case in the double-murder trial of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez. Lawyers for Hernandez called their final witnesses Wednesday. Hernandez was not called to testify in his own defence.The former tight end for the New England Patriots is charged in the fatal shootings of two men after a brief encounter in a Boston nightclub in July 2012.A friend who was with Hernandez testified that Hernandez shot them two hours after one of the men bumped into Hernandez at the club and spilled his drink.But Hernandez's lawyers say the friend — Alexander Bradley — shot the men over a drug deal.

BOSTON (AP) - The jury in the double- murder trial of ex - NFL star Aaron Hernandez has finished its third day of deliberations without reaching a verdict . Jurors have spent about 19 hours deliberating since Friday.

BOSTON (AP) - The jury in the double- murder trial of ex - NFL star Aaron Hernandez has finished its third day of deliberations without reaching a verdict . Jurors have spent about 19 hours deliberating since Friday.

Jurors have spent about 19 hours deliberating since Friday. Deliberations are scheduled to resume Wednesday morning.

The former New England Patriots tight end is accused of shooting two men in 2012 after one of them accidentally spilled a drink on him at a Boston nightclub.

Hernandez's lawyers say a former Hernandez friend shot the men over a drug deal. That friend was the government's star witness and alleges Hernandez later shot him in the face to try to silence him. Hernandez faces a witness intimidation charge in that shooting.

The 27-year-old Hernandez is already serving a life sentence in the 2013 killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd.

Grace Robotti sentenced to life in prison for killing great-grandson's mother .
During the trial, the court heard how Louie died after she was hit in the head 26 times with a crowbar. The jury also heard that tensions were high between Louie and Robotti, centred mostly around the care of Louie's three-year-old son.Grace Robotti was found guilty of second-degree murder in the death of Roxanne Louie, 26, earlier this month.

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