Transcript for New England Patriots Owner Takes Stand at Hernandez Trial
One of the most recognizable leaders in pro football, Robert Kraft has been called to the stand in the murder trial of one of his former star players, Aaron Hernandez. Kraft facing questions about his private conversations with Hernandez just days after the murder. Here's ABC's Linzie Janis. Reporter: He's one of the NFL's most successful owners, winner of four super bowl titles. I love our team. I'm proud of our guys. Reporter: But this morning, 73-year-old new England patriots owner Robert Kraft is a key witness in the trial of his former star, Aaron Hernandez, accused of killing semi pro football player Odin Lloyd. He said he was not involved, that he was innocent. Reporter: On Tuesday, the billionaire owner who signed Hernandez to a $40 million contract the year before Lloyd's death testifying in court. Describing how he confronted the talented tight end in the patriots' weight room after hearing rumors of his involvement in the murder. And that he hoped that the time of the murder incident came out because I believe he said he was in a club. Reporter: Kraft's appearance has many wondering if patriots coach bill bellichick might take the stand. He's also on the witness list to testify about the player he drafted from the university of Florida in 2010. Prosecutors claim Hernandez and two friends picked up Lloyd, drove him to an industrial park and shot him execution style. That's sad. This is about a man being killed. Reporter: For "Good morning America," Linzie Janis, ABC news, New York.
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