Defense attorneys for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who stands accused of three murders, have asked a Bristol Superior Court judge to issue a subpoena to the Patriots for psychological, medical, and other records from Hernandez’s time on the team.
The attorneys said they believed the Patriots had “extensive records” on Hernandez, “including, but not limited to, medical records and psychological test results.”
“The records . . . are potentially evidentiary and relevant in this case, in that they may bear upon his circumstances and state-of-mind prior to the alleged offense, as well as his physical and mental state at the time,” the attorneys said in a motion filed in court Tuesday.
Hernandez is facing a first-degree murder charge in Bristol County in the slaying of Odin L. Lloyd, who was found shot to death June 17, 2013, in North Attleborough, not far from Hernandez’s home.
Hernandez also faces two murder charges in Suffolk County in the slaying of Daniel Abreu, 29, and Safiro Furtado, 28, in Boston’s South End in July 2012.
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