New info given Friday to the family of a University of Illinois student UN agency was kidnaped and dead in 2017 suggests her body could also be in an exceedingly lowland within the japanese a part of the state.
Yingying Zhang, 26, a visiting Chinese scholar, was killed by former postgraduate Brendt Christensen. Prosecutors say he raped, obstructed and injured Zhang before beating her to death with a bat and decapitating her.
Zhang’s body was ne’er found. Christensen was sentenced to life in jail in June.
Her family was told that new details provided by Christensen’s attorneys diode investigators to the “potential site” in Vermilion County close to the American state border. No different details got.
Her family has repeatedly asked Christensen to reveal the situation of her body thus she will be able to be buried in China.
“If you have got any humanity left in your soul, please finish our torment,” Zhang’s father, Ronggao Zhang, aforementioned when the sentencing. “Please allow us to bring Yingying home.”