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Ex-Virginia Tech student pleads no contest in girl's killing

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By TOM FOREMAN JR. and DENISE LAVOIE
Associated Press

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) - The trial of a former Virginia Tech student came to a sudden end when he pleaded no contest to killing a 13-year-old girl.

David Eisenhauer entered his pleas Friday in his trial in the 2016 stabbing death of Nicole Lovell, a 7th-grader from Blacksburg.

Jurors had already heard testimony that Eisenhauer's DNA was found under Lovell's fingernails, her blood was found in the trunk of his car, and her address was written on a slip of paper found in his dorm room.

Eisenhauer's lawyers had attempted to shift the blame to his alleged accomplice, Natalie Keepers.

Keepers admitted helping dump Lovell's body in North Carolina. She faces a trial in September on being an accessory before the fact and concealing a body.

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