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George Huguely Murder Case Timeline

May 3, 2010: At approximately 2 a.m., Yeardley Love found unresponsive in her apartment at 221 14th Street NW. She is pronounced dead at the scene. The 911 call from Love's roommate reported Love had an alcohol overdose, but detectives found signs of trauma. More >>

May 4, 2010: Love's ex-boyfriend, George Huguely is charged with first-degree murder in her death. Search warrants filed in Charlottesville Circuit Court that were unsealed described a gruesome murder scene. More >>

May 4, 2010: Huguely's lawyer, Fran Lawrence, releases a statement on behalf of Huguely and his family. He says Love's death was "not intended" and was "an accident with a tragic outcome". More >>

May 4, 2010: UVa Athletic Director Craig Littlepage announces that the men's and women's lacrosse seasons will not be canceled. More >>

May 5, 2010: Several reports surface that Huguely had several prior run-ins with police, including being shot with a stun gun after allegedly drunkenly threatening a female law enforcement officer in Lexington. More >>

May 5, 2010: UVa officials hold a news conference to discuss developments in the death of Yeardley Love and discuss safety measures in place on grounds. More >>

May 7, 2010: Friends tell Charlottesville Police Love had a growing fear of Huguely. More >>

May 8, 2010: Yeardley Love is laid to rest at Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore, Md. More >>

May 11, 2010: Gov. Bob McDonnell and then-UVa President John T. Casteen meet to discuss ways universities across the commonwealth can be notified about students' run-ins with police. More >>

May 13, 2010: Yeardley Love featured in People Magazine and Sports Illustrated. More >>

May 14, 2010: UVa lacrosse coach Dom Starsia responds to reports that Huguely fought with a former teammate in 2009. That incident involved Huguely punching a sleeping teammate whom he had been told kissed Yeardley Love. More >>

July 7, 2010: A medical examiner's report confirms Love died of blunt force trauma to the head. More >>

July 8, 2010: Court documents in the Love murder case are released. More >>

August 11, 2010: UVa makes rule requiring students to disclose whether they've been arrested or convicted of crimes. More >>

August 18, 2010: Affidavits and court documents detailing e-mails between Love and Huguely show the two fought before her death. More >>

September 2010: The columns of the Rotunda at UVa are veiled in black material to honor Love. More >>

October 2010: One Love Foundation created in Love's honor. More >>

December 2010: Defense attorneys argue Love's death was not caused by the brutal beating from Huguely. Attorneys ask a judge for access to Love's medical records. More >>

January 2011: Five new charges are filed and certified against Huguely. They include felony murder, robbery, burglary, statutory burglary and larceny. More >>

February 8, 2011: Virginia House of Delegates unanimously passes a protective order bill introduced by Del. Rob Bell following Love's death. More >>

March 6, 2011: UVa retires Yeardley Love's lacrosse jersey and number (No. 1). More >>

April 18, 2011: A grand jury indicts George Huguely on all six counts, including first-degree murder, in the death of Yeardley Love. More >>

May 2, 2011: UVa leaders discuss safety and security on grounds one year after Love's death. More >>

May 3, 2011: UVa students paint Beta Bridge in Love's memory on the anniversary of her death. >More >>

November 2011: A judge rules on jury questionnaires and access to Love's medical records. More >>

November 2011: Judge rules on a flurry of motions. TV cameras banned from courtroom, defense attorneys granted access to Love's medical records. More >>

December 2011: Love's old school, Notre Dam Preparatory, announces it will break ground on Yeardley Reynolds Love Turf Field. More >>

December 19, 2011: Jury selection begins for the George Huguely murder trial. More >>

January 19, 2012: Huguely's lawyers request evidence and photos not be posted online. More >>

January 24, 2012: Another flurry of motions filed ahead of trial. More >>

February 1, 2012: City of Charlottesville prepares for media frenzy for Huguely trial. More >>

February 2, 2012: Days before the trial, UVa officials and students reflect on the death of Yeardley Love and what has changed on grounds. More >>

February 3, 2012: Judge rules that graphic photos of a bloodied and badly beaten Yeardley Love can be shown in court as evidence. More >>

February 5, 2012: National, regional and local media trucks line the streets of Downtown Charlottesville in preparation for the first day of the trial. More >>


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