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Aaron Hernandez fiancee testifies at double murder trial

March 31, 2017  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
Aaron Hernandez fiancee testifies at double murder trial

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Aaron Hernandez fiancee testifies at murder trial

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On Thursday, the fiancee of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez testified in his double-murder trial that she learned to keep shut her mouth and “not to ask any questions.”

Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez testified against Hernandez under immunity. The couple has a 4-year-old daughter together.

Hernandez, a former player for the New England Patriots, is accused of fatally shooting two men in Boston back in 2012 over a spilled drink at a nightclub.

He has also been charged with witness intimidation in the shooting of Alexander Bradley, which was reportedly a tactic to silence him about the slayings.

According to NBC Chicago, Jenkins-Hernandez repeatedly said that she could not remember details about conversations with the player after the 2012 murders and after Bradley’s shooting in 2013

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She said she didn’t pry for details about Bradley’s shooting, even though Hernandez and Bradley were friends.

“He was not my friend. Yes, it’s sad [but] why should I press about something like that?” she stated.

Jenkins-Hernandez also said she did not remember getting a call from Hernandez at 2:37 a.m. in July 2012, moments after prosecutors believe that Hernandez killed Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado as they sat in a vehicle at a stop light. However, phone records revealed that a 17-second phone call was made to the woman.

Aaron Hernandez has denied the allegations against him. His attorney told the jury that Bradley shot the men over a drug deal.

Bradley testified that he saw Hernandez open fire on the men. He also said that Hernandez shot him in the face after he made a comment about the Boston shootings.

Hernandez already is serving life behind bars after he was found guilty of the 2013 murder of a man who was dating the Jenkins-Hernandez’s sister.

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