US federal prosectors say the suspect in the killing of Chinese student Zhang Yingying bought corrosive drain cleaner and rubbish bags in the days after she vanished. Photo: AP

Suspect in murder of Chinese student Zhang Yingying bought corrosive drain cleaner after she disappeared, US court told

  • FBI agent testifies that accused killer changed explanation of his whereabouts on day that Zhang vanished
Topic |   Chinese overseas

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US federal prosectors say the suspect in the killing of Chinese student Zhang Yingying bought corrosive drain cleaner and rubbish bags in the days after she vanished. Photo: AP
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Zhang Yingying’s parents Ye Lifeng (second from right) and Zhang Ronggao (right), arrive at the courthouse as jury selection in the federal trial of Brendt Christensen begins on Monday. Photo: AFP

‘Give my daughter back’: parents of vanished Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying at courthouse as alleged killer Brendt Christensen’s trial begins

  • Jury selection commenced on Monday in case that could lead to death penalty for the former University of Illinois student
  • Christensen is accused of kidnapping, torturing and murdering Zhang in 2017
Topic |   Chinese overseas

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Zhang Yingying’s parents Ye Lifeng (second from right) and Zhang Ronggao (right), arrive at the courthouse as jury selection in the federal trial of Brendt Christensen begins on Monday. Photo: AFP
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