Blacksburg police confirm death of Nicole Lovell

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BLACKSBURG, Va. Blacksburg Police announced at a news conference Sunday that they arrested a second person in connection with the Nicole Lovell case.

Natalie Keepers was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with improper disposal of a body and accessory after the fact in commission of a felony.

Police say she helped Eisenhauer get rid of Nicole Lovell's body. Lovell's body was found Saturday afternoon in North Carolina.

Keepers, 19, is from Laurel, Maryland and a student at Virginia Tech. She is in the Montgomery County Jail without bond.

Police also said Lovell and her alleged killer, David Eisenhauer, knew each other. Police say Eisenhauer used this relationship to his advantage to abduct and then kill her.

Police thank the community for the 300 leads they received over the last five days.


Blacksburg Police confirmed on Saturday night that Nicole Lovell, the 13-year-old who went missing earlier this week, has been found dead.

Blacksburg Police Chief Anthony Wilson held a press conference around 9:30 p.m. saying Virginia State Police found Lovell's remains in North Carolina Saturday afternoon.

Lovell's body is being taken to the Office of the Medical Examiner in Roanoke for an examination and autopsy.

On Friday night, Virginia Tech student David Eisenhauer was arrested and charged with first degree murder in connection to the death. Eisenhauer is being held without bond at the Montgomery County jail.