facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Hearing postponed for alleged Aaron Hernandez accomplice

Nov. 21, 2013 at 1:33 PM   |   Comments

BOSTON, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- A judge has postponed a hearing for one of two alleged accomplices in the murder case against former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez.

Defense attorney John Connors requested the hearing for Carlos Ortiz, 27, of Bristol, Conn., be delayed, citing the fact the the prosecution just handed over 200 DVDs and CDs containing evidence that he has yet to review, The Boston Globe reported.

"I had filed a number of discovery motions, including a motion to preserve evidence," Connors said. "The prosecutors agreed to the motion to preserve evidence and they provided me with a ton of discovery evidence. It's a substantial amount of information that now I need to go through."

A judge on Wednesday postponed the hearing until Jan. 9.

Ortiz is charged with being an accessory after the fact in the June 17 killing of Odin Lloyd of Boston. He is being held on $500,000 bail.

Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and is scheduled to appear in court Dec. 13. Ernest Wallace, of Miramar, Fla., faces an accessory charge, and is due in court Dec. 9.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
UPI Sports Schedule for Saturday, October 25
2
UPI Sports Results for October 24, 2014 UPI Sports Results for October 24, 2014
3
World Series Game Summary - Kansas City at San Francisco
4
NCAA Game Summary - Oregon vs. California
5
NCAA Game Summary - Central Michigan at Buffalo
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback