Aaron Hernandez denied bail

Updated: June 28, 2013, 12:01 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

FALL RIVER, Mass. -- A judge denied Aaron Hernandez's request for bail Thursday, one day after the former New England Patriots tight end was charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a friend.

Hernandez's lawyer James Sultan argued that his client is not a risk to flee and that the case against him is circumstantial.

But Bristol County Assistant District Attorney Bill McCauley said the evidence is "overwhelming." A search of a condo leased by Hernandez turned up an ...

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