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Prosecutors say they've held plea talks in kidnapping case
Prosecutors disclose in a new filing that they've held talks on a possible plea deal with a former physics student charged with kidnapping and killing a University of Illinois scholar from China
Judge sets April 2019 trial in missing Chinese scholar case
A federal judge has set an April 2019 trial date for a former physics student accused of kidnapping and killing a University of Illinois scholar from China
Family of missing Chinese scholar vows to find her
More than two months after a visiting Chinese scholar at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was allegedly kidnapped, authorities say she is presumed dead but her body has not been found. Her family members, who are from China, are staying in Illinois and have not given up on finding
Family of U. of Illinois scholar presumed dead vows to press on until she's found
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University of Illinois kidnapping suspect denied bail
Prosecutors said at a court hearing they believe Brendt Christensen, 28, attended a vigil for exchange student Yingying Zhang, whom Christensen is accused of kidnapping, to case the crowd for other possible targets.
University of Illinois kidnapping suspect allegedly attended victim's vigil, DOJ says
The man accused of kidnapping a visiting Chinese scholar at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign allegedly attended a vigil for his suspected victim, according to the Department of Justice. Brendt Christensen, 28, of Champaign, Illinois, was arrested on June 30 and charged with the
Alleged kidnapper of college student appears in court
Brendt Christensen, 28, accused of kidnapping 26-year-old graduate student Yingying Zhang, did not enter a plea during his first appearance in court as investigators shared new details about his recent online activity.
Authorities believe missing Chinese scholar may be dead
Brendt Christensen has been charged with kidnapping Yingying Zhang, a 26-year-old visiting scholar at the University of Illinois.
What we know about the University of Illinois kidnapping case
Weeks after a visiting Chinese scholar at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign disappeared, the FBI said it believes she is dead and authorities have charged a local man with her kidnapping. Brendt Christensen, of Champaign, Illinois, was arrested on June 30 and charged with kidnapping
Alleged kidnapper of college student due in court
Brendt Christensen, 28, is charged with kidnapping University of Illinois college student Yingying Zhang, 26, who had recently moved to the United States.