A Charlottesville judge has denied a media request to allow cameras in the courtroom for the August sentencing of Chevy Chase native George Huguely.
In February, Huguely was of second-degree murder in the May 2010 death of Cockeysville native Yeardley Love, his ex-girlfriend. both played lacrosse at the University of Virginia.
A hearing to review a request by NBC29 and the Daily Progress to film and photograph the sentencing went forward Wednesday afternoon in a Charlottesville courtroom. Judge Edward Hogshire denied the request, NBC29 reported.
The hearing was
On Aug. 22, the court will hear a defense motion to and request a new trial. Huguely's defense is arguing that during the criminal trial, Commonwealth's Attorney Dave Chapman withheld information about a pending civil lawsuit to be brought by Love's family.
Huguely's sentencing is set for Aug. 30.