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Jerry Remy takes leave from NESN after son charged with murder

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NESN analyst Jerry Remy did not work Friday night’s game against the Yankees following the arrest of his son for murder.

Jared Remy was arraigned earlier in the day at Waltham District Court and charged with murder and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon in the death of his girlfriend, Jennifer Martel, on Thursday. He pleaded not guilty and is being held without bail.

Jerry Remy did not attend the arraignment. He was with the Red Sox in Toronto on Thursday and returned on the team’s charter flight.

NESN announced that Remy also would not call the six games on the team’s West Coast trip next week. Hall of Famer Dennis Eckersley is filling in for Remy.

It is unclear when Remy will return, although NESN associates said they expect him to return to the broadcast booth this season.

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