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The trials of Aaron Hernandez

Aaron Hernandez looks at the gallery during his murder trial  in Fall River, Massachusetts. The former New England Patriots football star hanged himself in the jail cell where he was serving a life sentence for murder.

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Aaron Hernandez looks at the gallery during his murder trial in Fall River, Massachusetts. The former New England Patriots football star hanged himself in the jail cell where he was serving a life sentence for murder. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

Aaron Hernandez looks at the gallery during his murder trial in Fall River, Massachusetts. The former New England Patriots football star hanged himself in the jail cell where he was serving a life sentence for murder. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter
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Aaron Hernandez is seen in this still image taken from surveillance video which was released along with images which allegedly show Hernandez in his home with what appears to be a gun in his hand. 

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Aaron Hernandez is seen in this still image taken from surveillance video which was released along with images which allegedly show Hernandez in his home with what appears to be a gun in his hand. REUTERS/Attleboro District Court

Aaron Hernandez is seen in this still image taken from surveillance video which was released along with images which allegedly show Hernandez in his home with what appears to be a gun in his hand. REUTERS/Attleboro District Court
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Fans pick out replacement jerseys in exchange for jerseys of Aaron Hernandez at the New England Patriots  merchandise shop in Foxborough, Massachusetts, July  2013. 


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Fans pick out replacement jerseys in exchange for jerseys of Aaron Hernandez at the New England Patriots merchandise shop in Foxborough, Massachusetts, July 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Fans pick out replacement jerseys in exchange for jerseys of Aaron Hernandez at the New England Patriots merchandise shop in Foxborough, Massachusetts, July 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Ursula Ward, mother of the victim, speaks to the media after Aaron Hernandez was convicted in his murder. Hernandez, a former tight end for the Patriots, was convicted of fatally shooting semiprofessional football player Odin Lloyd in an industrial park near Hernandez's Massachusetts home in June 2013. 

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Ursula Ward, mother of the victim, speaks to the media after Aaron Hernandez was convicted in his murder. Hernandez, a former tight end for the Patriots, was convicted of fatally shooting semiprofessional football player Odin Lloyd in an industrial...more

Ursula Ward, mother of the victim, speaks to the media after Aaron Hernandez was convicted in his murder. Hernandez, a former tight end for the Patriots, was convicted of fatally shooting semiprofessional football player Odin Lloyd in an industrial park near Hernandez's Massachusetts home in June 2013. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter
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William Zane, of the state medical examiner's office, points to a mannequin while testifying about the location of bullet wounds in the body of Odin Lloyd. 


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William Zane, of the state medical examiner's office, points to a mannequin while testifying about the location of bullet wounds in the body of Odin Lloyd. REUTERS/Steven Senne/Pool

William Zane, of the state medical examiner's office, points to a mannequin while testifying about the location of bullet wounds in the body of Odin Lloyd. REUTERS/Steven Senne/Pool
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Aaron Hernandez listens during his trial as defense attorney Charles Rankin looks on, while an image of Odin Lloyd is displayed on a monitor. 

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Aaron Hernandez listens during his trial as defense attorney Charles Rankin looks on, while an image of Odin Lloyd is displayed on a monitor. REUTERS/Steven Senne/Pool

Aaron Hernandez listens during his trial as defense attorney Charles Rankin looks on, while an image of Odin Lloyd is displayed on a monitor. REUTERS/Steven Senne/Pool
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The words 'blood' and 'sweat' are seen tattooed on the hands of former Aaron Hernandez. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

The words 'blood' and 'sweat' are seen tattooed on the hands of former Aaron Hernandez. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

The words 'blood' and 'sweat' are seen tattooed on the hands of former Aaron Hernandez. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter
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Shayanna Jenkins, fiancee of Aaron Hernandez, testifies during his murder trial. 

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Shayanna Jenkins, fiancee of Aaron Hernandez, testifies during his murder trial. REUTERS/CJ Gunther/Pool

Shayanna Jenkins, fiancee of Aaron Hernandez, testifies during his murder trial. REUTERS/CJ Gunther/Pool
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Aaron Hernandez awaits the verdict during his murder trial. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

Aaron Hernandez awaits the verdict during his murder trial. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

Aaron Hernandez awaits the verdict during his murder trial. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter
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State Police forensic scientist Sherri Menendez holds up a shirt recovered from from the body of Odin Lloyd. 

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State Police forensic scientist Sherri Menendez holds up a shirt recovered from from the body of Odin Lloyd. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter/Pool

State Police forensic scientist Sherri Menendez holds up a shirt recovered from from the body of Odin Lloyd. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter/Pool
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Owner of the New England Patriots Robert Kraft testifies during the murder trial. REUTERS/Aram Boghosian/Pool

Owner of the New England Patriots Robert Kraft testifies during the murder trial. REUTERS/Aram Boghosian/Pool

Owner of the New England Patriots Robert Kraft testifies during the murder trial. REUTERS/Aram Boghosian/Pool
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Hernandez listens as the guilty verdict is read. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

Hernandez listens as the guilty verdict is read. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

Hernandez listens as the guilty verdict is read. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter
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Onlookers shout support for Aaron Hernandez as he is loaded into a police van. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Onlookers shout support for Aaron Hernandez as he is loaded into a police van. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Onlookers shout support for Aaron Hernandez as he is loaded into a police van. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Hernandez is led out of the North Attleborough police station after being arrested. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

Hernandez is led out of the North Attleborough police station after being arrested. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

Hernandez is led out of the North Attleborough police station after being arrested. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter
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A crowd of from the media wait outside the house of Aaron Hernandez in North Attleborough, Massachusetts. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

A crowd of from the media wait outside the house of Aaron Hernandez in North Attleborough, Massachusetts. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

A crowd of from the media wait outside the house of Aaron Hernandez in North Attleborough, Massachusetts. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter
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A police cruiser guards the spot where a body was found, near the house of Aaron Hernandez,. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

A police cruiser guards the spot where a body was found, near the house of Aaron Hernandez,. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

A police cruiser guards the spot where a body was found, near the house of Aaron Hernandez,. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter
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Supporters of Aaron Hernandez stand outside the Bristol County Superior Court. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Supporters of Aaron Hernandez stand outside the Bristol County Superior Court. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Supporters of Aaron Hernandez stand outside the Bristol County Superior Court. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Hernandez is brought to court for a motion hearing. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

Hernandez is brought to court for a motion hearing. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

Hernandez is brought to court for a motion hearing. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter
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Hernandez celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Houston Texans in Foxborough, December 2012. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Hernandez celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Houston Texans in Foxborough, December 2012. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Hernandez celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Houston Texans in Foxborough, December 2012. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi
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Hernandez dives into the end zone for a touchdown through the arms of New York Giants strong safety Kenny Phillips in Foxborough, November 2011. 

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Hernandez dives into the end zone for a touchdown through the arms of New York Giants strong safety Kenny Phillips in Foxborough, November 2011. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Hernandez dives into the end zone for a touchdown through the arms of New York Giants strong safety Kenny Phillips in Foxborough, November 2011. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Hernandez talks on a phone during media day for Super Bowl XLVI against the New York Giants in Indianapolis, January 2012. REUTERS/Brent Smith

Hernandez talks on a phone during media day for Super Bowl XLVI against the New York Giants in Indianapolis, January 2012. REUTERS/Brent Smith

Hernandez talks on a phone during media day for Super Bowl XLVI against the New York Giants in Indianapolis, January 2012. REUTERS/Brent Smith
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Hernandez scores a touchdown as he is tackled by Indianapolis Colts safety Antoine Bethea in Foxborough, November 2010. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Hernandez scores a touchdown as he is tackled by Indianapolis Colts safety Antoine Bethea in Foxborough, November 2010. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Hernandez scores a touchdown as he is tackled by Indianapolis Colts safety Antoine Bethea in Foxborough, November 2010. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Patriots quarterback Tom Brady congratulates Hernandez after Hernandez's touchdown reception against the San Diego Chargers in Foxborough, September 2011. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady congratulates Hernandez after Hernandez's touchdown reception against the San Diego Chargers in Foxborough, September 2011. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady congratulates Hernandez after Hernandez's touchdown reception against the San Diego Chargers in Foxborough, September 2011. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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