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.
Prosecutors To Wrap Up Case Against Brendt Christensen In Murder Of Yingying ZhangProsecutors are expected to wrap up their case against former University of Illinois student Brendt Christensen on Friday in the murder of Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang.
Brendt Christensen's Ex-Girlfriend Testifies About Wearing A Wire In Yingying Zhang Murder CaseTerra Bullis said she truly cared about Brendt Christensen, but also "cared about this missing person" Yingying Zhang. "And it's incredibly painful," Bullis said.
FBI Probing Brendt Christensen's Claim That Chinese Scholar Yingying Zhang Was 1 Of 13 Murder VictimsThe FBI is investigating the claim by a former University of Illinois doctoral student that the visiting scholar from China he's charged with killing was his 13th victim, even though no evidence has been found to indicate whether he was telling the truth, an FBI agent testified Monday.
Testimony Resumes After Jurors Hear Brendt Christensen Admit To Killing Yingying ZhangThe federal death penalty trial of a former University of Illinois student accused of killing a visiting Chinese scholar continues on Monday.
Day 3 Of Trial Reveals Recordings Of Christensen Describing YingYing Zhang KillingAs FBI recordings reveal, he laughed with his girlfriend about the fact that investigators had been following and watching him in the Champaign-Urbana area.
Brendt Christensen Trial Continues With 3rd Day Of Testimony About Murder Of Chinese Scholar Yingying ZhangHours of FBI interviews, dozens of pictures and videos; that’s what jurors are sifting through in the murder trial for a former University of Illinois student accused of kidnapping and killing Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang.
Testimony: Brendt Christensen Bought Drano Three Days After Murder Of Chinese Scholar Yingying ZhangA former University of Illinois doctoral student on trial in the killing of a visiting scholar from China bought Drano and garbage bags three days after the slaying, according to testimony Thursday.
The Death Penalty Is An Option In Murder Case Of Chinese Scholar Yingying Zhang Now That It's A Federal CaseThe death penalty is on the table for kidnapping, rape and murder of University of Illinois student Yingying Zhang. Illinois abolished death sentences in 2011, but the federal government took this case.
Defense Attorney Admits Former University Of Illinois Graduate Student Killed Chinese ScholarA federal prosecutor has shared with jurors grisly details of how they claim a former University of Illinois doctoral student kidnapped a visiting scholar from China, then brutally beat and killed her.