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Former U.Va. lax player denied new slay trial

by AP posted Aug 22 2012 3:56PM
    
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - A former University of Virginia lacrosse player has lost his bid for a new trial in the slaying of his ex-girlfriend.
 
    
Charlottesville Circuit Judge Edward Hogshire on Wednesday rejected a defense motion to set aside George Huguely V's second-degree murder conviction and order a new trial in the May 2010 killing of Yeardley Love. At the end of a two-and-a-half-hour hearing, Hogshire said there was overwhelming evidence to support Huguely's conviction.
 
    
The Chevy Chase, Md., man was convicted in February of killing the suburban Baltimore woman in a violent encounter in her Charlottesville apartment.
 
    
In arguing for a new trial, attorneys for Huguely cited a series of errors before and during his trial.
 
    
Huguely's sentencing is Aug. 30. He faces up to 26 years in prison.
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08/22/2012 3:56PM
Former U.Va. lax player denied new slay trial
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