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Aaron Hernandez Update: Probable cause hearing for ex-NFL star delayed

New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, left, stands with his attorney, Michael Fee, right, during a hearing in Attleboro District Court June 26, 2013, in Attleboro, Mass. AP Photo/The Sun Chronicle - Mike George

Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez is led out of a van as he arrives for his probable cause hearing at Attleboro District Court, on Wednesday, July 24, 2013, in Attleboro, Mass.
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(CBS/AP) BOSTON - Prosecutors have asked for more time to present evidence to a grand jury in the case against former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez.

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Hernandez appeared in court for what was supposed to be a probable cause hearing, but prosecutors say they are still presenting evidence and the grand jury is still considering it.

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Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to murder in the death of Odin Lloyd, a 27-year-old Boston semi-professional football player whose body was found June 17 in an industrial park near Hernandez's home. He had been shot five times.

Hernandez attorney James Sultan objected to the delay, saying his client has already been jailed for four weeks.

The judge rescheduled the probable cause hearing for Aug. 22.

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