Yeardley Love Murder: UVa Lacrosse Player George Huguely Charged
George Huguely Has Been Charged with Murder of Fellow UVa Lacrosse Player Yeardley Love
George Huguely, 22, has been charged with first-degree murder of 22-year-old Yeardley Love after police were called to an off-campus apartment on 14th Street around 2:15am Monday May 3 in Charlottesville Virginia according to the Charlottesville Daily Progress. (Pictures of the couple)
George Hugely plays for the University of Virginia men's Lacrosse team and Yeardley Love played for the University of Virginia women's Lacrosse team. Both were fourth year students at the university.
Police are not releasing details of the murder, but according to the Huffington Post, the police have not determined the cause of death at this time, saying only that Yeardley Love's body exhibited signs of physical trauma.
Witnesses told police Huguely and Love had been in a relationship, according to authorities.
George Hugely is currently being held in the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail.
If anyone has any information relating to the death of Yeardley Love, they are asked to call Sgt. Mark Brake at 970-3970, or you can call Crimestoppers anonymously at 977-4000.