Among the neutral observers of Aaron Hernandez's 2015 murder trial in Massachusetts – a group that included the jury – there were two generally agreed-upon facts.
1. Hernandez was guilty of killing Odin Lloyd, a crime for which he is currently serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole.
2. Hernandez's defense team of James Sultan, Charles Rankin and Michael Fee were really good. As in good enough to fight every last point so aggressively that they repeatedly twisted up arguments across the eight-week trial until everyone remembered the undeniable facts (murder location, surveillance video, shell casings, etc.) that led to conclusion No. 1.
Hernandez apparently saw point No. 2 differently. The former New England Patriots tight end has fired his original defense team as he prepares for a second murder trial later this year on an unrelated, 2012 double homicide in Boston.
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