Judge Susan Garsh ruled a childhood friend’s story was not relevant to the case and will be left out.
A video was made of Hernandez dismantling his phone and using another phone to make calls the day after the killing.
Jurors in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial were shown a video of him dismantling his phone outside a police station the day after the killing.
The murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has resumed with testimony from an officer who responded to the crime scene.
The New England Patriots were alerted within hours that police wanted to talk to tight end Aaron Hernandez after a body was found not far from his house.
The judge overseeing the trial has denied the defense’s request to bar police surveillance video that shows Hernandez using a lawyer’s phone to call one of his co-defendants the day after the killing.
Less than two hours of testimony had been given this week before Friday’s session.
The panel is now made up of 16 jurors.
A heavy police escort accompanied jurors in the murder trial of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez on Friday as they toured key spots in the case.
A lighter moment during the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez came when one of his lawyers made a joke about Deflategate.