The former Patriots player’s mother and his fiancee Shayanna Jenkins are among his family members who are in the courtroom on Friday.
The panel is now made up of 16 jurors.
A judge has granted Aaron Hernandez’s fiancee, Shayanna Jenkins immunity in the murder trial of the ex-Patriots player.
A list of who’s who in the murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez:
Shayanna Jenkins appeared before a judge on Wednesday as the prosecution seeks immunity for her in the trial against former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez.
Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez’s fiancee says she wants prosecutors to turn over any text messages they allege he sent about the destruction of evidence in the murder case against him.
Shayanna Jenkins’ attorney said errors in testimony to a grand jury were a “good faith mistake.”
Shayanna Jenkins’ lawyers filed a motion in court stating that prosecutors failed to provide sufficient evidence to a grand jury
Lawyers are discussing discovery in the case, specifically whether evidence found in Hernandez’s North Attleboro home can be used at trial.
Prosecutors have spelled out what they say is evidence that the fiancee of former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez lied to the grand jury that indicted him on a murder charge, including comments she made about a box she discarded at Hernandez’s direction.