Jerry Remy not returning to Red Sox booth

Posted: 08/29/13 at 10:40 pm EDT      Last Updated: 08/29/13 at 11:20 pm EDT

BOSTON (WHDH) -- Red Sox announcer Jerry Remy will not return to the booth this season.

Remy's son, Jared Remy, is accused of killing his girlfriend Jennifer Martel.

In a statement, Jerry Remy said:

"I am full of grief for the Martel family... My wife and I are sick about this senseless tragedy. It's clear this isn't the time for me to return to broadcasting Red Sox games."

Remy also said he hopes to return in the spring.

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