Defense Attorney Admits Former University Of Illinois Graduate Student Killed Chinese Scholar

CHICAGO (CBS/AP) — A 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.

CBS affiliate WCIA-TV reports Brendt Christensen’s defense attorney acknowledged in opening statements that he “is responsible for the death of Yingying Zhang.”

“He killed Yingying Zhang and nothing…

Original published: 2019-06-12 18:17:38 Read the full Chicago News here


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