August 30, 2012, George Huguely was sentenced to 26 years in prison for killing Yeardley Love. The case of the murder of U.Va. lacrosse player Yeardley Love in photos, from the beginning.
George Huguely, the University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted of the 2010 killing of his college girlfriend and women’s lacrosse team member Yeardley Love, was sentenced yesterday to 23 years in prison, three less years that the jury that convicted him of second-degree murder back in February recommended.
On Wednesday, media and interested citizens were let in to a Charlottesville courtroom to view some of the damning evidence that led to the conviction of George Huguely in the brutal killing of his ex-girlfried, University of Virginia lacrosse player Yeardley Love.
In a police interview the morning after Yeardley Love’s body was discovered, her ex-boyfriend George Huguely admitted he had left her bloodied in her room after a tumultuous argument — but banged his head on the table in dismay when detectives told her she was dead.
The family of slain University of Virginia lacrosse player Yeardley Love received some closure when a jury convicted her ex-boyfriend George Huguely of murder. Now they’re looking for justice in civil court.