Police in Blacksburg, Virginia have confirmed that 13-year-old Nicole Madison Lovell, who disappeared from her home last week, has been found dead in Surrey County, North Carolina.
Authorities yesterday arrested Virginia Tech freshman David Eisenhauer in connection with Lovell’s death, initially charging him with abduction and later first-degree murder after the girl’s remains were discovered.
Eisenhauer is currently being held without bond. Lovell’s body will be autopsied at the medical examiner’s office in Roanoke, Virginia.
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(Update: Police have announced a second arrest in Nicole Lovell’s murder, according to CBSNews.com. 19-year-old Natalie Keepers of Laurel, Maryland, also a Virginia Tech freshman, has been charged with assisting Eisenhauer in disposing Lovell’s body and being an accessory to a felony after the fact)