2nd Virginia Tech student charged in 13-year-old girl's death

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Second Virginia Tech Student Arrested for 13-Year-Old's Murder


(WPIX) - A second Virginia Tech student has been charged in the death of a 13-year-old girl whose remains were found in North Carolina, authorities said Sunday.

Natalie Keepers, 19, is being held on a felony count of improper disposal of a dead body and one misdemeanor count of accessory after the fact in the commission of a felony.

Natalie M. Keepers, 19, of Laurel, Maryland, was charged Sunday with one felony count of improper disposal of a dead body and one misdemeanor count of accessory after the fact in the commission of a felony, according to the police in Blacksburg, Virginia. Police said Keeper was a Virginia Tech student.


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A worker directs traffic in the parking lot of a Blacksburg, Virginia, funeral home on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016. McCoy Funeral Home hosted visitation for 13-year-old Nicole Lovell, who authorities say was stabbed to death after she disappeared from her home. Her body was found in North Carolina, and two Virginia Tech students are charged in her death. (AP Photo/Skip Foreman)
Stacy Snider talks to a reporter outside her home in Blacksburg, Va., Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. Snider's twin daughters say slain teen Nicole Lovell, a former neighbor, showed them a photo of an 18-year-old man named David on her phone, called him her "boyfriend."(AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)
Tammy Weeks cries as she speaks to reporters in Blacksburg, Va., on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. Weeks says her 13-year-old daughter, Nicole Lovell, fought health problems all her life and had dreams of singing on "American Idol." (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)
Tammy Weeks holds one of her slain daughter's stuffed pandas during a news conference in Blacksburg, Va., on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. Weeks says her 13-year-old daughter, Nicole Lovell, fought health problems all her life and had dreams of singing on "American Idol." (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)
Commonwealth's Attorney Mary Pettitt pauses during a news conference about the slaying of 13-year-old Nicole Lovell in Blacksburg, Va. on Tuesday, Feb. 2. 2016. Pettitt said preliminary results show the girl was stabbed to death. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)
This January 2016 photo provided by Blacksburg Police Department shows Virginia Tech student Natalie Keepers, who was arrested in connection with the death of Nicole Madison Lovell. (Blacksburg Police Department via AP)
This undated photo provided by the Blacksburg Police Department shows Virginia Tech student David Eisenhauer, who was charged with first-degree murder in the death of Nicole Madison Lovell. (Blacksburg Police Department via AP)
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Blacksburg Police Chief Anthony Wilson, center, speaks during a news conference Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in Blacksburg Va. Virginia Tech student, David Eisenhauer, has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Nicole Madison Lovell, whose remains were found in North Carolina. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP)

Montgomery County Commonwealth's Attorney Mary Pettitt, left, and Blacksburg Police Chief Anthony Wilson listen to questions during a news conference Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in Blacksburg Va. Virginia Tech student, David Eisenhauer, has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Nicole Madison Lovell, whose remains were found in North Carolina. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP)

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Another Virginia Tech student -- David E. Eisenhauer, 18, of Columbia, Maryland -- was charged Saturday with murder and felony abduction in the death of Nicole Madison Lovell of Blacksburg, where Virginia Tech is located.

"Based on the evidence collected to date, investigators have determined that Eisenhauer and Nicole were acquainted prior to her disappearance," police said in a Sunday statement. "Eisenhauer used this relationship to his advantage to abduct the 13-year-old and then kill her. Keepers helped Eisenhauer dispose of Nicole's body."

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