US Man Who Raped, Beheaded Chinese Student Gets Convicted 2 Years Later
Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 7:59 AM
An Illinois-man prosecutors described as obsessed with serial-killers was found guilty on Monday of kidnapping and decapitation murder of a Chinese-graduate-student two-years-ago and could now face the death-penalty. A U.S. District-Court jury in Peoria deliberated for less than two-hours before convicting Brendt Christensen, 29, of all charges in the disappearance and death of Yingying Zhang, 26-year-old student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
US Charges 23-Year-Old With Falsely Claiming To Be Missing Illinois Boy
Saturday, April 6, 2019, 10:27 AM
US authorities charged 23-year-old man released from prison last-month with falsely claiming to be a boy who has been missing for eight-years. Brian Rini was charged with a single-count of lying to federal authorities for allegedly claiming Wednesday that he was Timmothy Pitzen missing since 2011, when he was six years old. The claim briefly raised hopes that the child had finally been found.