The Latest on the grand jury meeting in the case of two former Virginia Tech students charged in the death of a 13-year-old girl (all times local):

3:10 p.m.

Two former Virginia Tech students have been indicted in the slaying of a 13-year-old girl.

Montgomery County Commonwealth's Attorney Mary Pettitt said a grand jury returned indictments Tuesday against David Eisenhauer and Natalie Keepers, who authorities say plotted to kidnap and murder Nicole Lovell last January.

Eisenhauer was indicted on charges of first-degree murder, kidnapping and hiding the body. Keepers was charged with being an accessory to kidnapping and murder and with helping hide the body.

Trial dates were set Tuesday in both cases for March 2017. Pettitt says Eisenhauer and Keepers both face up to life in prison.

Prosecutors haven't discussed a possible motive.

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3:15 a.m.

A grand jury is preparing to meet to determine whether two former Virginia Tech students should be indicted in the killing of a 13-year-old girl.

A grand jury in Christiansburg is expected to hear evidence in the case against David Eisenhauer and Natalie Keepers on Tuesday.

Eisenhauer is charged with kidnapping and first-degree murder in the death of Nicole Lovell last January. Keepers is charged with being an accessory to kidnapping and murder and with helping hide the body.

Prosecutors haven't discussed a possible motive.

A friend of Eisenhauer told The Roanoke Times that Eisenhauer texted him about meeting a girl at a party and later learning she was underage. Bryce Dustin said Eisenhauer feared she would "expose" him and asked if Dustin knew where he could hide a body.