Post by Jacqueline Burt The verdict is in: George Huguely has been convicted of second-degree murder in the beating death of his ex-girlfriend, 22-year-old Yeardley Love. The murder charge carries a possible sentence of 5 to 40 years; Huguely was also convicted of grand larceny for stealing Love's computer (possible sentence of up to 20 years).
Hopefully the fact that Huguely was found guilty offers some measure of comfort to Love's famiy and friends, particularly her mother Sharon and sister Lexie, whose testimonies were beyond heartbreaking.
In the court of public opinion, the high-profile murder trial of University of Virginia student and lacrosse player George Huguely began Tuesday when his lawyer made a public statement about the nature of Yeardley Love's death. "We ... Read Post
Though Yeardley Love never filed a restraining order against him, it's clear that George Huguely, charged with first degree murder in his former girlfriend's death, had a violent past. He had been tasered by a female police officer ... Read Post