A jury found 34-year-old Chevy Chase native George Huguely V civilly liable on May 2 for killing his girlfriend Yeardley Love in 2010.
Huguely must pay both Yeardley’s sister, Lexi Love Hodges, and their mother, Sharon Love, $7.5 million in compensation, according to a report by the AP. The report also notes how this suit is intended to hold Huguely liable for Yeardley’s death.
Huguely was convicted of second-degree murder in 2012 and currently serving a 23-year prison sentence. He and Love were in a two-year, off-and-on relationship before Yeardley was found dead in her off campus apartment on May 3,2010, according to WTOP Virginia.
Today we take time to remember Yeardley Love and to continue to raise awareness for the need for healthy relationships 1💙 pic.twitter.com/IrNl8jInyN
— Virginia Women's Lacrosse (@UVAWomensLax) May 3, 2022
Both Love and Huguely were 22-year-old University of Virginia lacrosse stars and weeks away from graduation.
Photo credit One Love Foundation website.