Update: Missing Virigina teen found dead

Posted at 9:56 PM, Jan 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-01 05:45:13-05


The four day search for 13 year-old Nicole Lovell has come to an end, when her remains were  found by the Virginia State Police. 

Lovell was found on Route 89, just inside Surry County, North Carolina. 

Blacksburg Police are working closely with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, FBI Charlotte, N.C., Field Office, and the North Carolina Medical examiners Office  for evidence. 

Nicole's body will be sent overnight to the Medical Examiner in Roanoke Virginia. for autopsy.

David Eisenhauer has now been charged with first degree murder and continues to be held without bond. 

Saturday morning, Eisenhauer, 18, of Columbia Maryland is in custody on a charged of felony abduction in Blacksburg, Virginia.

A graduate of Wilde Lake High School in Howard County, Eisenhauer was an ABC2 News Student Athlete of the Week in March 2015.

This has been an ongoing investigation in the disappearance of 13-year-old Nicole Madison Lovell.

An overnight investigation led to Eisenhauer, a Virginia Tech student.

He is currently being held without bond at the Montgomery County Jail.

The Blacksburg Police Department, with the assistance of the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, Town of Christiansburg Police, City of Radford Police, Virginia Tech Police, Virginia State Police and the FBI, have been searching and pursuing countless leads since Lovell was reported missing Jan. 27, 2016

Lovell was last seen at her home in the Lantern Ridge area in Blacksburg, Virginia between midnight and 7 am Wednesday.

Blacksburg police are asking, anyone in the region to please contact them with any information you might have concerning Nicole and now, in particular, David Eisenhauer at 540-961-1150 or anonymously at (540) 961-1819 or by email at