Aaron Hernandez Pleads Not Guilty to First-Degree Murder, Weapons Charges
09/06/2013 AT 02:45 PM EDT
Hernandez spoke for himself at the brief arraignment Friday afternoon in Fall River Superior Court.
His attorneys agreed that the 23-year-old Hernandez will continue to be held without bail, but reserved the right to request bail later. His next court date is Oct. 9.
A Massachusetts grand jury last month returned the indictment against Hernandez in the death of Odin Lloyd, a 27-year-old semi-professional football player from Boston who was dating the sister of Hernandez's girlfriend. It also includes five gun counts.
Hernandez was arrested in June and pleaded not guilty to murder and weapons charges in district court.