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Aaron Hernandez, former player for the NFL's New England Patriots football team, talks to defense attorneys Michael Fee and Charles Rankin during a court appearance at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River

Aaron Hernandez (R), former player for the NFL's New England Patriots football team, talks to defense attorneys Michael Fee (L) and Charles Rankin during a court appearance at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Massachusetts October 9, 2013, in connection with the death of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd in June. Hernandez, who was a rising star in the NFL before his arrest and release by the Patriots, has pleaded not guilty. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW SPORT FOOTBALL)

Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez at pretrial hearing

Prosecutors in the murder case against former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez want the judge to recuse herself.



Hernandez was at a pretrial hearing Wednesday, his first time in court since being arraigned.

Associated Press