George Huguely Trial: Defense Says Yeardley Love Suffocated After Drinking

A brain expert testifying for the defense in George Huguely's murder trial claimed that Yeardley Love died by suffocating in her pillow after a day of heavy drinking, contradicting the prosecution's claim that Love died from a powerful blow to her head. Neuropathologist Dr. Jan Leestma told the court that Love's cause of death was deprivation of blood flow and oxygen to the brain. Love was found bloody and face-down in a pillow, which would make breathing very difficult, Leestma said. The...Full Story
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