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In this 2015 file photo, former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez listens as the verdict is read finding him guilty in the shooting death of Odin Lloyd. (Dominick Reuter via AP pool)
In this 2015 file photo, former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez listens as the verdict is read finding him guilty in the shooting death of Odin Lloyd. (Dominick Reuter via AP pool)
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A Massachusetts judge has vacated the first-degree murder conviction of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez. He was convicted in the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd. Hernandez was found hanged in his prison cell last month. His death was ruled a suicide, which led to today's news that Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh has overturned Hernandez's conviction.

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Nancy Gertner, former Massachusetts federal judge, senior lecturer on law at Harvard Law School and WBUR legal analyst. She tweets @ngertner.

This segment aired on May 9, 2017.

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