Robert Kraft trial delayed by judge while video ruling is appealed

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Published 6:38 p.m. ET May 21, 2019 | Updated 6:41 p.m. ET May 21, 2019CLOSEWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge has delayed the trial of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on a misdemeanor charge that he paid for sex at a massage parlor in Jupiter, Florida.Judge Leonard Hanser agreed Tuesday to postpone the trial indefinitely while prosecutors appeal his decision blocking them from using secretly shot video.The footage allegedly shows Kraft twice engaging in sex at the Orchids of Asia Day Spa in January.Hanser ruled last week that Jupiter police did not take enough precautions to avoid invading the privacy of the spa customers who had only received legitimate massages.Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s trial has been put on hold. (Photo: Kirby Lee, USA TODAY Sports)He said that under previous court rulings that meant the videos’ use had to be blocked.Kraft, 77, has pleaded not guilty but issued a public apology.AutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext Slide

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