Yeardley Love's murder occurred in May 2010, when a drunken Huguely, according to police, choked Love, his girlfriend, and slammed her head against the wall. He stole her computer (Huguely was also convicted of grand larceny) and left her there.
The District Court in Charlottesville, Va. has ruled that the now-infamous case that charges University of Virginia men's lacrosse player George Huguely with the murder of his then-girlfriend, women's team member Yeardley Love, has enough evidence to go to a grand jury.
"Imagine the families. Chevy Chase, Maryland and Cockeysville, Maryland are only about an hour apart. George Huguely and Yeardley Love had been dating for some time. The families had to have met, right?" Now that's a heart-breaking lede. [SB Nation]
Huguely was Tasered and charged two years ago with public intoxication and resisting arrest. "He was by far the most rude, most hateful and most combative college kid I ever dealt with," said the arresting officer. [NY Times]
Or, in its original form, our question was, "Are lacrosse guys more prone to assholery than other sports?" sent to our gal Katie Bakes around 11 p.m. last night, since she's the closest thing we have to an expert on the sport.
According to search warrant requests, George Huguely admitted to police that he kicked through Yeardley Love's door before choking her and slamming her head against the wall. Huguely's attorney says it was "an accident with a tragic outcome." [The Hook]