Joseph Elledge was convicted in November of killing his 28-year-old wife, Mengqi Ji. Photo: Columbia Police Department
Joseph Elledge was convicted in November of killing his 28-year-old wife, Mengqi Ji. Photo: Columbia Police Department

US man who killed Chinese wife Mengqi Ji admits abusing daughter

  • Detectives said Joseph Elledge struck the toddler on the buttocks hard enough to cause severe bruising
  • Elledge was sentenced to 10 more years in jail on the child abuse charges, which he must serve after he completes his 28-year sentence for murder

Joseph Elledge was convicted in November of killing his 28-year-old wife, Mengqi Ji. Photo: Columbia Police Department
Joseph Elledge was convicted in November of killing his 28-year-old wife, Mengqi Ji. Photo: Columbia Police Department
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