Prosecutors Expected To Rest Their Case In Death Penalty Case Against Brendt Christensen, Convicted Of Killing Yingying ZhangThe jury deciding Brendt Christensen’s fate is preparing for another day of emotional testimony in the death penalty phase of his trial in the murder of Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang.
Juror Overcome With Emotion Leaves Courtroom During Testimony In Brendt Christensen's Sentencing Hearing"How am I supposed to carry on? I really don't know how to carry on without her," said the mother of YingYing Zhang, the Chinese scholar murdered by Brendt Christensen at the University of Illinois. 
Trial Of Murdered Chinese U Of I Scholar ContinuesIt's possible Christensen himself could testify, with one theory being he might choose to reveal what he did with Zhang's body as a way to save his life.
Brendt Christensen's Sentencing Hearing Begins In Case Of Murdered Chinese University Of Illinois Scholar YingYing ZhangCold, calculated and months in the making -- that's how federal prosecutors described the murder of Chinese scholar YingYing Zhang to a federal jury that will now decide if her killer should live or die. 
The Latest: Jury To Hear From Mother Of Slain ScholarA federal judge will allow jurors at the sentencing hearing of a former University of Illinois doctoral student to watch videos made by the mother and friends of the Chinese scholar he was convicted of kidnapping, torturing and killing.
Judge Won't Delay Sentencing For Brendt Christensen In Murder Of Chinese Scholar Yingying ZhangA federal judge has denied former University of Illinois doctoral student Brendt Christensen's request to delay sentencing in the kidnapping and murder of visiting Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang.
Brendt Christensen Spoke Of Harming Others Before Murdering Chinese Scholar Yingying ZhangBrendt Christensen, who was found guilty Monday in the kidnapping and killing of Yingying Zhang, spoke about harming others months before he killed Zhang.
Defense: Chinese Scholar's Killer, Brendt Christensen, Offered To Locate BodyLawyers for a former University of Illinois doctoral student convicted of killing a scholar from China says he offered after his arrest to divulge where her remains are in exchange for a life sentence.
Jury Finds Brendt Christensen Guilty On All Counts In Death Of Yingying ZhangA jury has reached a verdict on whether Brendt Christensen is guilty of kidnapping and killing Yingying Zhang, a University of Illinois scholar, in June of 2017.
Jury To Hear Closing Arguments In Brendt Christensen Trial, Charged In Murder Of Chinese Scholar Yingying ZhangClosing arguments are scheduled for Monday in the trial of former University of Illinois doctoral student Brendt Christensen, charged with kidnapping and killing Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang in 2017.
Brendt Christensen’s Ex-Wife Testifies In Yingying Zhang Murder CaseMichelle Zortman described her ex-husband as a man with a bad drinking problem that derailed their marriage.