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Brendt Christensen has never revealed the whereabouts of Yingying Zhang, whom he raped and then decapitated in Illinois A US former doctoral student has been spared the death penalty for

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25/6/2019 · Jurors deliberated less than 90 minutes before returning a guilty verdict Monday at the federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student who killed a visiting

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He told reporters shortly after the verdict that the family has already asked prosecutors to request the death penalty. With Zhang’s parents standing behind him, Wang says the family still can’t

Assistant U.S. Attorney James Nelson, on the first day of the penalty phase, told the jury about how Christensen not only brutally killed Yingying Zhang in June 2017, he hid her body and has

Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying’s killer Brendt Christensen escapes death penalty, gets life in prison Illinois man to spend life behind bars after jurors fail to reach unanimous decision on sentence

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10/7/2019 · The 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.

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Opening statements began in the death-penalty trial of Brendt Christensen, a case which is being closely watched in China and by Chinese students across the U.S. Christensen is accused of posing

Lawyers for a former University of Illinois doctoral student who could face the death penalty for killing a visiting scholar from China said he offered after his arrest to plead guilty and

This undated photo provided by the University of Illinois Police Department shows Yingying Zhang. If just one juror holds out against the death penalty, he’d be sentenced to life without parole.

The kidnapping and murder of Yingying Zhang occurred on June 9, 2017 when Zhang, a visiting Chinese scholar at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, was abducted by Brendt Allen Christensen, a Champaign resident and former physics graduate student at the university. Christensen lured Zhang into his car at a bus stop on campus with

Location: Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, United States

Yingying Zhang murder: Why US killer Brendt Christensen could get death penalty over Chinese scholar While the state of Illinois, where she was killed, does not have the death penalty, the

A case that rattles China Analysis by Zhaoyin Feng, BBC Chinese Service After Yingying Zhang went missing two years ago, many Chinese people were rattled. This is not because Zhang was a well

An Illinois man convicted of killing Yingying Zhang, a Chinese international student studying at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, in 2017 has been sentenced to life in prison. Brendt Christensen, 29, avoided the death penalty after a 12-person jury reportedly could not reach a unanimous verdict on the sentence Thursday.

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28/6/2019 · But the federal government still has the death penalty, and Christensen’s case ended up in federal court because the FBI took over the case almost immediately after Zhang’s disappearance due

Yingying Zhang: US man convicted of Chinese student’s death (CGTN America) The court heard that Brendt Christensen beat Yingying Zhang to death and decapitated her

Christensen’s trial is the first capital case in Illinois since the state’s death penalty ban took effect in 2011. Owen, who estimates he’s worked on more than 100 capital cases in his 30-year legal career, compared the death penalty question to that of .

Federal prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against a former grad student of the University of Illinois who allegedly murdered Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang. He may also be the perpetrator of other violent crimes. Yingying Zhang Sought to Help Her Family

3/10/2017 · Christensen, 28, of Champaign, was charged in a superseding indictment with one count of kidnapping resulting in a death stemming from the disappearance of 26-year-old Yingying Zhang

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It took a jury less than two hours to return a guilty verdict in Brendt Christensen’s trial for the kidnapping and murder of University of Illinois visiting scholar Yingying Zhang. The verdict means Christensen faces either life in prison or the death penalty. Christensen

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Although YingYing Zhang’s body has never been found, the grisly circumstances of her death were revealed during the trial of Brendt Christensen, the former Ph.D. student researcher from

Yingying Zhang’s father, Ronggao Zhang, reads a statement in Chinese outside the federal courthouse in Peoria, Illinois, on Monday, June 24, 2019, moments after a 12-person jury found Brendt Christensen guilty of her kidnapping and death. Yingying Zhang’s

Brendt Christensen’s lawyers said he offered to lead police to the body of Chinese student Yingying Zhang in exchange for to bar statements at an upcoming death-penalty phase that suggest

part, because the 30-year-old Christensen’s own lawyers told jurors from the outset that he did kill 26-year-old Yingying Zhang, of the federal death penalty in 1988, 78 people were

Brendt Christensen is serving a life sentence in federal prison in the kidnap and murder of Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang. Now, two years after her death, he is locked up in a

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Brendt Christensen, 30, was sentenced to life in prison with no hope of release in the killing of visiting Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang, after a jury couldn’t decide on the death

CHICAGO — Jurors deciding whether Brendt Christensen should be sentenced to death for the kidnapping and slaying of Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang heard

The 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. CHICAGO

Deliberations on possible death penalty for Brendt Christensen begins 0 Comment(s) Print E-mail Xinhua, July 18, 2019 Adjust font kidnapping resulting in the death of Zhang Yingying in 2017

“I think he’s the most evil person in the world,” Yingying’s father Ronggao Zhang said about the man convicted of kidnapping and When this death penalty not happen William Morey

5/7/2019 · Student Yingying Zhang’s Killer Faces Death Penalty Or Life In Prison Tiffany Diane Tso Photo: Courtesy of University of Illinois Police Department. Sentencing begins

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not reach a unanimous vote on the death penalty, Christensen was automatically sentenced to life in prison without the “The defendant killed Yingying Zhang for sport ,” Nelson added

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The filing in U.S. District Court in central Illinois provides several reasons for why the death penalty is called for in Brendt Christensen’s case, including because he allegedly tortured 26-year-old Yingying Zhang before killing her. It didn’t say how.

Brendt Christensen received the life term after a jury was unable to reach a unanimous verdict on whether he should be given the death penalty. Christensen, 30, abducted Zhang Yingying on campus

20/7/2019 · Zhang Ronggao (R), father of Zhang Yingying, speaks at a press conference after final verdict in Peoria, Illinois, the United States, July 18, 2019. (Xinhua/Wang Ping) At a news conference inside the court after the final verdict, Zhang’s father Zhang Ronggao expressed his thanks to the jury, although he was in favor of the death penalty for Christensen.

19/1/2018 · The body of Yingying Zhang has not been found, but authorities say that have evidence she is dead Prosecutors to seek death penalty in Chinese scholar’s kidnap, killing January 19, 2018 /

Jurors convicted Brendt Christensen, 29, Monday after hearing that he beat 26-year-old Yingying Zhang to death with a baseball bat and decapitated her in June 2017. Defense attorneys have sought

The death penalty is beautiful when carried out in a short period of time. To bad our country puts it off so long that it becomes a joke. Some people do not deserve to live. Only an

5/7/2019 · Sentencing begins Monday for 29-year-old Brendt Christensen, whom an Illinois jury found guilty of the 2017 kidnapping and murder of visiting Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang, 26.

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A former university doctoral student in the United States has been spared the death penalty and sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping and killing 26-year-old Chinese student Yingying Zhang

This undated photo provided by The University of Illinois Police Department shows Yingying Zhang. If just one juror holds out against the death penalty, he’d be sentenced to life without parole.

The new indictment accuses Brendt Christensen, 28, of kidnapping resulting in the death of Yingying Zhang. If convicted of the charge, Christensen faces the death penalty or mandatory life in prison.

Death penalty sought for man charged with kidnapping, death of Chinese scholar in U.S. Source: Xinhua 2018-01-20 07:59:25 FILE PHOTO – Brendt Christensen, 28, arrested in connection with the disappearance of Yingying Zhang, 26, on June 9, 2017, is shown in this booking photo in Champaign, Illinois, U.S., provided July 5, 2017.

Lifeng Ye, the mother of slain University of Illinois scholar Yingying Zhang, cries out in grief as her husband Ronggao Zhang, far left, addresses the media after a jury found Brendt Christensen guilty of her murder Monday, June 24, 2019 outside the U.S. Federal

The muscular Christensen forced the 5-foot-4 Zhang into his apartment in Urbana, Champaign’s sister city 140 miles southwest of Chicago, where he raped and killed her. The federal death-penalty case is the first in Illinois since the state struck capital

“The defendant killed Yingying for sport,” he said, adding that death was the only just punishment for a crime so “horrific.” Prosecutors said Christensen likely forced the 5-foot-4 Zhang into a 6-foot-long duffel bag to carry her up to his apartment in Urbana

Lifeng Ye, the mother of slain University of Illinois scholar Yingying Zhang, cries out in grief as her husband Ronggao Zhang, far left, addresses the media after a jury found Brendt Christensen

5/7/2019 · A federal jury that convicted a former University of Illinois doctoral student of kidnapping, torturing and killing a young scholar from China now must decide if Brendt Christensen should be put to death. While the state of Illinois, where she was killed, does not have the death penalty, the case was

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Brendt Christensen, who kidnapped and killed Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying in 2017, was sentenced on Thursday to life imprisonment without the possibility of release and spared the death penalty. Judge James Shadid announced the verdict in a federal court of

A federal jury that convicted a former University of Illinois doctoral student of kidnapping, torturing and killing Yingying Zhang, a young scholar from China, now must decide if Brendt Christensen should be put to death. While the state of Illinois, where she was killed

8/6/2007 · Debates forum – A Case of Murder and the Death Penalty – page 9 @duchess64 said First of all, even the defense lawyers conceded in their opening statement that Brendt Christiansen killed Zhang Yingying, so there was no reasonable doubt that he was not