BOSTON (AP) — A lawsuit brought over hacked jailhouse phone calls of
former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has been dismissed by a Massachusetts
The Boston Herald reports
that Suffolk Superior Court Judge Helene Kazanjian on Monday dismissed
the lawsuit Hernandez brought last year against Dallas-based Securus
Technologies, which records inmate phone calls. Hernandez killed himself
in April, while serving life in prison for murder.
lawsuit said that someone accessed Securus' electronic database and got
access to Hernandez's phone recordings in 2014, when the ex-New England
Patriots player was being held in a Boston jail.
His estate continued to press the case after he died.
Securus had asked for the judge to dismiss the case, saying that as an inmate, Hernandez had no expectation of privacy.