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George Huguely’s sentencing date to be set following conviction in Yeardley Love’s slaying

The sentencing date for the former U-Va. lacrosse player convicted in the beating death of his ex-girlfriend is expected to be scheduled Monday.

View Photo Gallery: A jury convicted the former U-Va. lacrosse player in the 2010 death of Yeardley Love and recommended a 26-year prison sentence.

The Associate Press reports that attorneys for George Huguely V, who was found guilty in February in the slaying of Yeardley Love, are expected to appear in Charlottesville Circuit Court on Monday.

Huguely was convicted of second-degree murder and larceny, and faces up to 26 years in prison.

Prosecutors had sought a first-degree murder conviction, while Huguely’s attorneys were hoping for the lesser charge of manslaughter. This verdict is in between the two.


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