Prosecutors provided Aaron Hernandez's defense team Monday with the surveillance video from a Boston nightclub where the former New England Patriot and his friend allegedly had a dispute a few days before the man's slaying.
Defense attorney James Sultan said outside Attleboro District Court that he received a "substantial amount" of material and that the legal team would immediately begin combing through it as they seek to clear Hernandez's name.
Neither side described exactly what is on the video.
Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to murder in the death of Odin Lloyd, a 27-year-old Boston semi-professional football player whose body was found June 17 about a mile from Hernandez's North Attleborough home. Lloyd, who was dating the sister of Hernandez's fiancee, had been shot five times.
Prosecutors turned most of the material over to the defense ahead of a brief hearing.
During the hearing, Judge Daniel O'Shea ruled in favor of the defense request to preserve surveillance from t...