Jesse Matthew Charged with Murder in Hannah Graham Case
Independent sources tell NBC29 that Jesse Matthew has been charged with first-degree murder in connection to the death of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.
ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - Two independent sources tell NBC29 that Jesse Matthew has been charged with first-degree murder in connection to the death of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.
The Albemarle County Police Department and the Commonwealth's Attorney have scheduled a press conference to be held Tuesday morning to announce updates to the Matthew case.
Matthew is already charged with the abduction of 18-year-old Graham from Charlottesville's Downtown Mall in September 2014.
Hannah Graham's remains were found about a month later in southern Albemarle County.
Matthew is also charged in connection to a rape case in Fairfax and has been forensically linked to the death investigation of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington. He is currently being held at a jail in Fairfax County.
The press conference is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday. We will carry it live on NBC29 and live stream it here on NBC29.com.