Aaron Hernandez tattoos will be seen by jury

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, left, appears beside his attorney, Ronald S. Sullivan Jr., in Suffolk Superior Court during a pretrial hearing before Judge Jeffrey Locke, on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016 in Boston. Hernandez, who is serving a life sentence for a 2013 murder, is scheduled to go on trial in Feb 13, 2017 for the murder of two men in a 2012 drive-by shooting. (Josh Reynolds/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool)
A judge ruled that jurors in Aaron Hernandez’s upcoming double murder trial can consider tattoos on the former New England Patriots star that allegedly link him to the 2012 murders. –Josh Reynolds/The Boston Globe

In a victory for Suffolk prosecutors, a judge has ruled that jurors in Aaron Hernandez’s upcoming double murder trial can consider tattoos on the former New England Patriots star that allegedly link him to the 2012 murders and to the shooting of a former friend in Florida in 2013.

Suffolk Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Locke issued the ruling Tuesday.

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