Experts say video evidence against Aaron Hernandez could spell trouble for defense lawyers

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There is video, prosecutors say, from inside Aaron Hernandez’s home showing the football star with a gun. Video of him near a gas station in Dorchester and at one in North Attleborough. Video of Hernandez and the man he is accused of killing, Odin Lloyd, entering an industrial yard where Lloyd’s bullet-pocked body was later found.

The case against Hernandez, laid out by prosecutors Wednesday, was largely assembled using swatches of video, the often unseen eyes of our era used by investigators to reconstruct crimes they cannot solve with more traditional methods.

In fact, during Hernandez’s arraignment, the only key image prosecutors did not mention having is of the shooting itself.

Hernandez was arrested just two months after video clips helped investigators identify the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings.

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