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Attorney says Hernandez cousin motivated by ‘love’

Lawyer explains change in plea

When Aaron Hernandez’s cousin was called to testify before grand juries investigating the former New England Patriots tight end, she chose family over the law, her lawyer said.

But Tanya Singleton, 38, is now battling a reoccurrence of breast cancer and wants to plead guilty to charges after she refused to testify for grand juries in Bristol and Suffolk counties.

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