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.
Jury members in the Yeardley Love murder trial deliberated for nine hours on Wednesday before convicting George Huguely V with the college students murder. After handing down the conviction the jury was then left to consider Huguely... Read Post
A former University of Virginia lacrosse player was today found guilty of killing his girlfriend in a drunken argument. George Huguely V was acquitted of first-degree murder, but found guilty of second-degree murder in the death of ... Read Post