Hernandez defense wants police station recordings

There "may or may not be" recordings made without the parties' consent

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, left, looks back as he sits next to his attorney Charles Rankin during a hearing in Fall River Superior Court, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez's attorneys are arguing a motion to suppress evidence in his murder trial. They want to suppress evidence from a cell phone they say was illegally seized and a police interrogation they call unlawful. Hernandez is awaiting trial in the 2013 killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/The Boston Herald, Ted Fitzgerald, Pool)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Lawyers for Aaron Hernandez want copies of any surveillance authorities have of the ex-New England Patriot while he was at a police station.

The defense on Tuesday asked for copies of any video and audio recordings from the North Attleborough police station. A court filing says there “may or may not be” recordings and that the surveillance could violate attorney-client privilege, Hernandez’s rights and Massachusetts’ wiretapping statute.

A state trooper testified during a recent hearing that police used a video recording to discern a number Hernandez dialed on a phone.

Hernandez has pleaded not guilty in the fatal shooting of Odin Lloyd in June 2013 in an industrial park about a mile from Hernandez’s North Attleborough home.

He also has pleaded not guilty in a 2012 double killing in Boston.

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