Hearing set for 2 charged in Va. teen's death

Posted at 10:36 AM, May 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-20 10:36:50-04
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) - Two former Virginia Tech students charged in the disappearance and death of a 13-year-old girl are due in court for a preliminary hearing.
Eighteen-year-old David Eisenhauer is charged with kidnapping and first-degree murder in the January stabbing death of Blacksburg seventh-grader Nicole Lovell. Nineteen-year-old Natalie Keepers is charged with being an accessory to kidnapping and murder and with helping hide the body.
A judge will decide after Friday's preliminary hearing whether there's probable cause to send the case to a grand jury.
At a previous hearing, a prosecutor said the two college students from Maryland met at a fast-food restaurant on Jan. 26 to plan Nicole's death. Authorities have not given a possible motive.

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