Former Patriots Tight End Due In Court Today

By Associated Press

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.

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