Court hearing Thursday for man charged with murder of Hannah Graham

Jesse Matthew Jr., looks toward the gallery while appearing in court in Fairfax, Va., Nov. 14, 2014. | AP Photo

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) —  A hearing is scheduled this afternoon for the man charged with the abduction and murder of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.

33-year-old Jesse L. Matthew is charged with first degree murder and abduction with intent to defile in this case.

Graham disappeared in Charlottesville last September after she was spotted on surveillance video walking along the downtown mall.

Hannah Graham | AP Photo
Hannah Graham | AP Photo

Her remains were found a month later in Albemarle County.

We’ll bring you the latest developments on today’s hearing. Stay with 8News for more.

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