Potential juror in Hernandez trial sent home for wearing Bruins jersey

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Potential Hernandez juror dismissed for wearing Bruins jersey, shouting "Go Pats"
Friday January 9th, 2015

A potential juror in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial was told to leave on Friday after he showed up wearing a Boston Bruins jersey and yelled "Go Pats!," according to Kathryn Sotnik of NECN. 

No sports gear from any team is allowed during the trial. 

Jury selection for the trial began on Friday. On Tuesday, a judge ruled that Hernandez's mother and fiancée can attend the trial even though they are on the prosecution’s witness list. Others on the list of potential witnesses include New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and head coach Bill Belichick.

Hernandez, a former Patriots tight end, is accused of killing Odin Lloyd, a semi-professional football player who was dating the sister of Hernandez's fiancée. The trial is expected to last two to three months after a jury is selected.

Hernandez is also accused of the 2012 alleged murders of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado, who prosecutors say were shot when one of them accidentally spilled a drink on Hernandez at a Boston nightclub. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to all charges in both cases.

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