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Court Won't Rehear Ex-U.Va. Student's Appeal in Yeardley Love Slaying

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    Court Won't Rehear Ex-U.Va. Student's Appeal in Yeardley Love Slaying
    The court denied a December petition to rehear George W. Huguely V's appeal of his 2012 second-degree murder conviction in the death of fellow U.Va. student and lacrosse player Yeardley Love.

    The Supreme Court of Virginia won't rehear a former University of Virginia lacrosse player's appeal in the killing of his former girlfriend.

    The court Thursday denied a December petition to rehear George W. Huguely V's appeal of his 2012 second-degree murder conviction in the death of fellow U.Va. student and lacrosse player Yeardley Love, a native of Cockeysville, Maryland.

    The Daily Progress reports that the judges didn't state a reason for denial. The court first refused to hear the appeal in November.

    Huguely was convicted of fatally beating Love on May 3, 2010 in her Charlottesville, Virginia apartment. The two had had an on-again, off-again relationshi[.

    Huguely, who is from Chevy Chase, Maryland, is serving a 23-year prison term in Virginia on the second-degree murder charge and for a grand larceny conviction, which he did not appeal.