Crime

Aaron Hernandez Cousin Pleads Not Guilty to Contempt After Refusing to Testify to Grand Jury

Hernandez was indicted on a murder charge this week

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 A cousin of former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to a contempt charge for allegedly refusing to testify before the grand jury that indicted Hernandez in the murder of a friend.

Tanya Singleton entered her plea Friday in a Fall River court. She was ordered held without bail and is due back in court Oct. 3. Singleton's attorney declined to comment following the hearing.