The appeal filed this week says “no reasonable jury” could have found the former Patriots star guilty of killing Odin Lloyd in June 2013 and cites insufficient evidence for a conviction.
The former New England Patriots star is also is charged in a 2012 double killing in Boston.
After hearing his fate, Hernandez, his eyes red, mouthed to his mother and fiancee: “Be strong. Be strong.”
There is still no verdict in the murder trial of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez after six days of deliberations.
Jurors deciding whether to convict former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez of murder went back to work Monday for a fifth day of deliberations.
Jurors in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez have completed a fourth day of deliberations with no verdict.
A cameraman for a Boston TV station has been banned from the murder trial of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez for following jurors.
A jury ended deliberations for a second day Wednesday in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who is charged in the shooting death of another man.
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.
Prosecutors called 131 witnesses since testimony began Jan. 29, including New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft.
New England Patriots team owner Robert Kraft testified Tuesday that his former star tight end Aaron Hernandez told him he was innocent when asked if he was involved in a June 2013 killing.
A bomb threat called in to the courthouse where the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is being held has temporarily halted proceedings.
A lawyer for former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is challenging police over how they handled the crime scene.
Bristol County Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh dismissed the juror after questioning her individually and closing the courtroom to hear evidence on the matter.
Hernandez, 25, is charged in the 2013 shooting death of Odin Lloyd, a 27-year-old semiprofessional football player who was dating the sister of Hernandez’s fiancee.