Transcript for Surprise Witness in the Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial
rebels since last week. And now to a former NFL star on trial for murder everyone. And today, a surprise witness. Aaron Hernandez played for the new England patriots, arrested and charged with murder. We have been following the case here, and today, in that courtroom with him -- the man who gave him his break. New England patriots owner Robert Kraft, taking the stand, revealing one of their final conversations together. ABC's Ryan smith tonight. Reporter: Tonight, new England patriots owner Robert Kraft took center stage. While the owner and the star player were once close -- He used to always hug and kiss me. Reporter: Kraft told prosecutors he heard rumors about Hernandez's involvement in the killing of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd, and confronted the talented tight end in the weight room. You asked Aaron to look you in the eye, didn't you? Yes. And he did, didn't he? Yes. And you asked him if he was involved and he said no. That is correct. Reporter: And in this trishlgs some of those closest to Hernandez could be sealing his fate. His fiance may have bolstered prosecutors claims of a coverup. They allege this surveillance video spokes how Hernandez enlisted her to get rid of the gun the day after Lloyd was killed. He told me to go downstairs in our storage room and remove a box from our home. Reporter: Jenkins testified she never looked inside to see what he asked her to throw out. And Ryan is with us now. The big question tonight, will coach belichick be called next? Reporter: He is on the witness list, so they could call him. The prosecution is expected to wrap up their case this week. Ryan, thank you.
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