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Aaron Hernandez Jury To Resume Deliberations For 5th Day

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Jurors deciding whether to convict former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez of murder will be back at work for a fifth day of deliberations.

The 12 jurors spent nearly 20 hours last week deliberating. They are due to return to court at 9 a.m. Monday and work until 4:30 p.m. unless they reach a verdict.

Hernandez is charged with the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd, who was dating the sister of Hernandez's fiancee. Lloyd's body was found in an industrial park less than a mile from Hernandez's home.

Hernandez's lawyer said he was a kid who didn't know what to do after witnessing a shocking crime. He questioned why Hernandez would risk his NFL career to kill.

The prosecutor said Hernandez thought no one would believe he was involved.

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