BOSTON | Court urged to end rule that erased Hernandez’s conviction

8Nov - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



BOSTON — A legal principle that erased former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez’s murder conviction after he killed himself in prison is outdated, unfair and should not stand, a Massachusetts prosecutor told the state’s highest court Thursday.

It doesn’t make sense the former New England Patriots tight end is now innocent in the eyes of the law just because he died before his appeal could be heard, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn III said.

Continue reading BOSTON | Court urged to end rule that erased Hernandez’s conviction at STL.News.



Source link