A former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted of fatally beating his ex-girlfriend asked an appeals court Wednesday for a new trial, arguing that he was denied his right to an attorney when one of his lawyers fell ill during his trial.
Appeals attorneys for a former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend argue he was denied a fair trial by a judge who rushed the sensational case to jurors even when one of the defendant’s attorneys fell ill.
When former University of Virginia lacrosse player George Huguely V is sentenced this week for the slaying of his ex-girlfriend, the odds are a judge will heed a jury’s recommended 26-year sentence and Huguely will serve his time in a state prison without the prospect of parole.
For three weeks, jurors listened to testimony on both sides of the George Huguely murder trial. One juror says he’s confident they made the right decision.
Bruised, battered and beaten. Monday, the medical examiner explained how Yeardley Love died. It’s day six in the high-profile murder trial where a University of Virginia student from Maryland faces life in prison.