In a Missouri court on Tuesday, Joseph Elledge looks at a photo of himself and his late wife Mengqi Ji from when they took a trip to China to visit her relatives. Photo: Columbia Daily Tribune via AP
In a Missouri court on Tuesday, Joseph Elledge looks at a photo of himself and his late wife Mengqi Ji from when they took a trip to China to visit her relatives. Photo: Columbia Daily Tribune via AP

US man accused of killing Chinese wife Mengqi Ji tells court about turbulent relationship

  • Joseph Elledge said he had been considering divorce before Ji’s death, and that she had been exchanging ‘sexually explicit’ messages with a man on WeChat
  • He also described tension with Ji’s parents, who moved in after their granddaughter was born and would ‘butt in and take over’ when it came to raising the girl

Topic |   Chinese overseas
In a Missouri court on Tuesday, Joseph Elledge looks at a photo of himself and his late wife Mengqi Ji from when they took a trip to China to visit her relatives. Photo: Columbia Daily Tribune via AP
In a Missouri court on Tuesday, Joseph Elledge looks at a photo of himself and his late wife Mengqi Ji from when they took a trip to China to visit her relatives. Photo: Columbia Daily Tribune via AP
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