Judge strikes some gun testimony in Aaron Hernandez trial
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The judge overseeing the murder trial of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez has struck some testimony from an employee of firearms manufacturer Glock who said surveillance video showed Hernandez carrying a gun less than 10 minutes after the killing.
The judge said Thursday that jurors must disregard certain testimony from Kyle Aspinwall, who identified a black object in Hernandez’s hand several times on the video as a gun based on various characteristics.
She says they can still consider testimony from him identifying the object as a gun based on the back strap, but they can’t consider testimony about other characteristics, including a trigger guard and front strap.
The defense has said it could have been a TV remote.
Hernandez is charged with killing Odin Lloyd, who was dating the sister of Hernandez’s fiancee.
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