Update: In their closing argument, defense attorney James Sultan admitted that Hernandez witnessed the murder, but did not know what to do.

“He was a 23-year-old kid who witnessed a shocking killing, committed by someone he knew,” the defense lawyer stated. “He didn’t know what to do, so he just put one foot in front of the other.”

Aaron Hernandez’s attorney has previously created the most mind-boggling defense I have ever heard. The former tight end of the New England Patriots has had an interesting trial to say the least. Between the testimony of Robert Kraft, the looming possibility of Bill Belichick taking the stand and the random bomb threat, this has Lifetime film written all over it.

And to further make this point more obvious, Hernandez’s attorney, James Sultan, addressed the jury for the final time and reiterated a head-scratching notion from his opening statement.

“Aaron and Odin shared a passion — a passion for marijuana — Odin was very skilled at rolling blunts,” James Sultan stated according to ESPN’s Michele Steele. On top of this weird argument — which was certainly an odd statement at the beginning of the trial — Sultan focused on the police’s quick judgement and sloppy work and how the media quickly jumped on the image of Hernandez as a sociopath.

On the other side, the prosecutors really tried to hammer home the sociopath angle, showcasing the brutality of the murder and how calm Hernandez was the following day.

And finally, the prosecution talked about the two most damning things to Hernandez’s defense: the tight end’s fiancée disposing of something and the attempted bribery of his cousin.

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