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Ex-Patriot Hernandez denied bail in murder case

Updated: June 27, 2013, 10:30 PM ET
Associated Press

FALL RIVER, Mass. -- Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, charged with murder for what prosecutors say was the execution-style killing of a friend near his house, was denied bail on Thursday.

Hernandez's lawyer argued that his celebrity status means even if he wanted to flee he couldn't and that the case against him is circumstantial.

"He wants to clear his name," lawyer James Sultan told the judge.

But Bristol County Assistant District Attorney Bill McCauley ...

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