Closing arguments set in ex-NFL star's double murder trial


Former New England Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez is already doing life in prison for the murder of Odin Lloyd and is now on trial for a double-murder that reportedly happened over a spilled drink in the club.

Daniel de Abreu (left) and Safiro Furtado (right).

Hernandez, 27, is charged with witness intimidation for that alleged shooting.

Salvador said he later saw Hernandez outside the club, about 20 minutes before the shootings. He said Alexander Bradley - a former friend of Hernandez's - shot the men over a drug deal. He said Hernandez didn't seem angry when he later saw him outside. Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez embraces his attorney Jose Baez after the defense rested its case during Hernandez's double murder trial in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston, Wednesday, .

Antoine Salvador, the first witness called by the defense team, responds to a question from the defense during the double murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, at Suffolk Superior Court, Monday, April 3, 2017, in Boston.

Lawyer Jose Baez, who represented Hernandez, told the presiding judge on Wednesday that Belichick was served with a subpoena, but that he was not present to testify, via Christina Hager of WBZ-TV. Prosecutors allege he shot the men after one of them bumped into Hernandez and spilled his drink at a Boston nightclub.

Prosecutors are due to make a closing statement later on Thursday. Prosecutors have said Hernandez killed two men because he felt disrespected after one of them spilled Hernandez's drink. The prosecution rested after Settana's testimony. Actually, it's been nearly exactly four years since police put Hernandez under arrest after he was suspected of killing Odin Lloyd just a half-mile from Aaron's house, and since then, he's been convicted of first-degree murder for killing Lloyd execution-style and got Massachusetts' mandatory life without parole sentence.

The former New England Patriots tight end is charged in the fatal shootings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado on July 16, 2012. He is serving a life prison term for that killing.