After hearing his fate, Hernandez, his eyes red, mouthed to his mother and fiancee: “Be strong. Be strong.”
A lawyer for Aaron Hernandez acknowledged for the first time that his client was at the scene of a killing and saw it happen, but he described Hernandez to jurors as a kid who simply did not know what to do.
The judge overseeing the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has chastised his lawyer for making a joke about Deflategate while questioning a witness in court.
Hernandez was arrested and charged Wednesday with murdering a friend a few days after they got into a dispute at a nightclub.