Documents: Suspect feared slain Va. teen was pregnant

Posted at 11:52 AM, Feb 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-10 11:52:12-05

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) - Court documents show a Virginia Tech student accused of killing a 13-year-old girl said he might have had sex with the girl and was worried she was pregnant.

Nineteen-year-old David Eisenhauer is charged with first-degree murder in Nicole Lovell's death. Twenty-year-old Natalie Keepers is charged with accessory before the fact and concealing a body. Eisenhauer and Keepers are Maryland natives who were freshmen at Virginia Tech when Nicole was slain in January 2016.

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The Roanoke Times reports that according to court documents filed this week, Keepers told investigators that Eisenhauer met Nicole at a party and was worried he might have had sex with her, but couldn't remember because he blacked out. She also told police Eisenhauer feared the girl was pregnant.

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Keepers is scheduled for trial in March.

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