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Brendt Christensen sentenced to life in prison for murder of Yingying Zhang

Following the 2017 kidnapping and murder of U of I student Yingying ZhangBrent Christensen was dealt a life sentence this afternoon after the jury could not come to a consensus regarding the death penalty. You can read the AP report linked above, which discusses the trial more in depth following today’s deliberations and ruling.

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