A 2017 photo provided by Zhang Yingying’s brother Zhang Xinyang shows her with their parents, Zhang Ronggao Zhang (right) and Ye Lifeng, at a rail station in Nanping, China. Photo: Zhang Xinyang via AP

Brendt Christensen convicted of killing Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying as jury returns guilty verdict in less than 90 minutes

  • Trial will proceed to next phase, where defendant faces death penalty
  • Prosecutors say killer abducted Zhang, then raped, stabbed and beat her to death before beheading her
Topic |   Chinese overseas

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A 2017 photo provided by Zhang Yingying’s brother Zhang Xinyang shows her with their parents, Zhang Ronggao Zhang (right) and Ye Lifeng, at a rail station in Nanping, China. Photo: Zhang Xinyang via AP
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