Nicole Madison Lovell

Ex-Virginia Tech student from Maryland found guilty for role in teen's death

Ex-Virginia Tech student from Maryland found guilty for role in teen's death

A jury found a former Virginia Tech student from Maryland guilty Thursday for her role in the death of a 13-year-old girl two years ago.

Jurors will return to court Friday to hear statements and decide on a sentence for Natalie Keepers, The Roanoke Times reported.

Keepers, from Laurel, was charged as an accessory in the 2016 fatal stabbing of Nicole Lovell. Keepers and friend David Eisenhauer, of Columbia, were both freshmen engineering students at the time of the killing. Lovell was a Blacksburg middle school student.

Now 21, Keepers pleaded guilty to concealing Lovell's body but denied helping Eisenhauer plan the killing, as prosecutors allege.

Eisenhauer is...

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