Judge says Hernandez fiancee, mother may attend murder trial
Hernandez is in Bristol County Superior Court for a pretrial hearing ahead of his trial, which starts Friday with jury selection. He is charged in the 2013 shooting death of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd.
Hernandez's fiancee, Shayanna Jenkins, has pleaded not guilty to charges of perjury.
Superior Court Justice Susan Garsh on Tuesday also approved a prosecution request to bring jurors to several cellphone towers over the objections of Hernandez's lawyers, who said they were trying to re-enact their theory of the case. Prosecutors argued it is routine to show jurors the locations from which calls were placed.