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Jury selection begins in Yeardley Love UVA lacrosse murder case

Yeardley Love Personal Photo

George Huguely and Yeardley Love (UVA Media Relations)
George Huguely and Yeardley Love
UVA Media Relations

(CBS) CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - More than 300 potential jurors reported to a Virginia courthouse today as jury selection in the trial of George Huguely began, reports NBC affiliate WVIR.

Pictures: Yeardley Love Murdered; George Huguely Charged

Huguely is charged with the murder of his ex-girlfriend, University of Virginia lacrosse player Yeardley Love, 22, who was found dead in her apartment in May 2010. 

Huguely was also a student at UVA. Police believe Huguely kicked in the door of Love's apartment and slammed her head against the wall, killing her.

The trial is scheduled to begin February 6.

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