Yeardley Love Murder Update: George Huguely Sentenced to 23 Years

By Deena Bustillo on
Yeardly Love (UVA Lacrosse photo) Yeardley Love's killer, her ex-boyfriend George Huguely, has been sentenced to 23 years in prison. The former University of Virginia lacrosse player was sentenced Thursday in Virgina, reports People.com. The 24-year-old faced a maximum of 26 years in prison after being convicted of second-degree murder back in February for the 2010 beating death of Love. He was not found guilty of first-degree murder, which is a more serious charge. Love, also a UVA...Read Full Story

George Huguely Guilty of Murder in Death of Yeardley Love

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Former University of Virginia lacrosse player George Huguely was found guilty of second degree murder and grand larceny today by a Virginia jury. A jury of seven men and five women decided his fate, after deliberating for nearly nine hours. Huguely's murder charge stemmed from the death of his ex-girlfriend Yeardley Love. She died on May 3, 2010 at the age of 22. She also played lacrosse for the University of Virginia. Huguely was arrested the very next day, and has been in jail for 21...Read Full Story

Yeardley Love Autopsy Expected In Several Weeks

By Deena Bustillo on
Yeardley Love is the University of Virginia lacrosse player who was found dead in her apartment early yesterday morning, and bit-by-bit details about her murder are being revealed -- though autopsy results and forensic tests won't be back for some time, according to the New York Times. According to the affidavit, George Huguely, the fellow athlete charged with her murder, "shook Ms. Love, and her head repeatedly hit the wall." Apparently he kicked open her bedroom door as well. The 22...Read Full Story

Yeardley Love: UVA Lacrosse Murder Victim

By Deena Bustillo on
Yeardley Love, a 22-year-old lacrosse player, was found in her apartment about 2:15am in her apartment. Fellow lacrosse player, 22-year-old George Huguely, was charged with first-degree murder in the case later this morning, according to theĀ  WashingtonPost.com. Authorities responded to a call regarding a possible alcohol overdose about 2:15am, when one of Love's roommates found her in bed. However, when officials arrived, there was "obvious physical trauma" that led to a murder...Read Full Story

George Huguely Charged in UVA Lacrosse Murder

By Deena Bustillo on
George Huguely, a 22-year-old men's lacrosse player at the University of Virginia, was charged with the first-degree murder of Yeardley Love, a women's lacrosse player at the school. Police were called about 2:15am today regarding a possible alcohol overdose at Love's apartment, only to find "obvious physical trauma" that led to a homicide investigation, according to WashingtonPost.com. The nature of Love's injuries have not been released, and she was found dead in her bed by a roommate...Read Full Story