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Brendt Christensen

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

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.

U.S. District Court Judge Colin Bruce set the date during a hearing Monday.
 
Prosecutors announced January 19th they would seek capital punishment.

They say Brendt Christensen allegedly tortured 26-year-old Yingying Zhang before killing her.

Christensen was arrested last June ... three weeks after Zhang disappeared.

Her body hasn't been found.

Christensen has pleaded not guilty to kidnapping resulting in death.

 

 

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