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Judge refuses to modify gag order in Aaron Hernandez case

The judge overseeing the murder case in Bristol County against former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez refused to modify her gag order Tuesday, concluding that changes sought by District Attorney C. Samuel Sutter are unwarranted.

In a three-page order, Superior Court Judge E. Susan Garsh said her extensive gag order relies on existing ethical rules for lawyers and prosecutors and does not unduly burden Sutter and his prosecution team.

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