ATTLEBORO, Mass. (WPRI) -- Aaron Hernandez was back in front of a judge Wednesday afternoon, only to hear he will need to return in 30 days.
Just minutes after court was called into session for Hernandez's probable cause hearing, the judge granted the prosecution's request for a 30-day continuance. The state said it needed more time to build its case, citing the large amount of new evidence that was unveiled in the weeks following Hernandez's arraignment.
Additional evidence includes a magazine clip for .45-caliber Glock found in a Hummer registered to Hernandez; and boxes of ammunition that investigators found in a condominium Hernandez leased, which, according to Asst. District Attorney William McCauley, Hernandez's fingerprints were found on.
An associate of Hernandez, Ernest Wallace, was due in court Monday for a pre-trial hearing, but it was postponed until later this week.
Wallace, 41, turned himself in to police in Florida in late June and waived extradition to Massachusetts in connection with the case. He's currently facing an accessory to murder charge.
Despite an adamant objection from Hernandez's attorney, the state's continuance movement was quickly granted and rescheduled for Aug. 22 at 3 p.m.
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