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U.S. seeks death penalty for 'calculated' murder of grad student from China
Asian man ‘murdered by white gang during night of race hate’ | The Times
Reuters - U. A federal jury in Peoria, Illinois found Brendt Christensen, 29, guilty last month of the abduction and murder of Yingying Zhang, a year-old student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The jury is now in the penalty phase of the trial. The jury is being asked to decide between the death penalty and life in prison without the possibility of parole. Christensen, dressed in gray pants and a gray shirt, watched the videos alongside his lawyers. She recalled Zhang was very close to her family and called them frequently. Cai also read aloud some of the many messages the pair swapped over WeChat, the popular Chinese social media platform.
Asian man ‘murdered by white gang during night of race hate’
A US former doctoral student has been spared the death penalty for kidnapping and murdering a year-old Chinese scholar, prompting widespread anger in China. Last month, year-old Brendt Christensen was convicted for abducting Zhang Yingying from a bus stop, then raping, choking and stabbing her before beating her to death with a bat and decapitating her. Christensen will automatically receive a sentence of life behind bars without the possibility of parole.
Vincent Jen Chin May 18, — June 23, was a Chinese-American draftsman who was beaten to death by two white men, Chrysler plant supervisor Ronald Ebens and his stepson, laid-off autoworker Michael Nitz. Ebens and Nitz assailed Chin following a brawl that took place at a bar in Highland Park, Michigan , where Chin had been celebrating his bachelor party with friends in advance of his upcoming wedding. They apparently assumed Chin was of Japanese descent, and are alleged to have used racial slurs as they attacked him. Ebens and Nitz blamed him for the success of Japan's auto industry , despite the fact that Chin was of Chinese descent.