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Police Seek Smartphone Search in UVa Lacrosse Slaying


Associated Press - December 9, 2010 4:35 PM ET

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Police in Charlottesville are seeking e-mails and text messages a University of Virginia lacrosse player sent to another student he is accused of killing.

The Daily Progress reported Thursday that police have requested a search of George Huguely's smartphone for corresondence mentioning Yeardley Love, who was also a lacrosse player at U.Va.

The request was contained in an affidavit related to a search warrant.

Huguely is charged with first-degree murder in the death of his ex-girlfriend. The 22-year-old from Cockeysville, Md., was found dead in her off-campus apartment May 3.

Investigators have already searched Huguely's and Love's computers and found fragments of correspondence.

Huguely has a Jan. 21 preliminary court hearing.

Information from: The Daily Progress, http://www.dailyprogress.com

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