The Aaron Hernandez Trial was temporarily halted on Thursday after a bomb threat was called in to the Fall River Justice Center.

Upon learning of the incident Judge Susan Garsh announced the building was being evacuated and ordered an immediate halt to court proceedings.

 

People attending the trial were ordered to leave the building by an emergency stairwell after someone reportedly called in the threat.

The former New England Patriot is on trial for the 2013 murder of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd.

 

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.

Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh said Thursday that court was being suspended while the building was evacuated.

A security officer says a bomb threat was called in to the Fall River Justice Center in Massachusetts.

The judge says she anticipates court will resume at 2 p.m.

Hernandez is accused in the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd, who was dating the sister of Hernandez's fiancee.

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