Ex-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez Back In Court for Double Slaying
BOSTON (AP) — Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is due in court for a hearing in the double murder case against him.
Hernandez already is serving a life sentence after he was convicted of killing semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd in 2013.
He's scheduled to appear in Suffolk Superior Court on Tuesday for a status hearing in the 2012 killings of two men outside a Boston nightclub. Hernandez is accused of following the men and opening fire on their car after one of them accidentally spilled a drink on him inside the club. He has pleaded not guilty.
Hernandez recently hired a new legal team, including Jose Baez, who successfully defended Casey Anthony in her 2011 trial in the death of her daughter.