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July 14th trial date set for man who abducted Yingying Zhang

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UPDATE 12-July -2017:  It is being reported that a grand jury indicted Brendt Christensen on kidnapping charges.  The July 14th preliminary trial has been canceled.  Next trial date is July 20, 2017.


It is being reported on July 3, 2017 that Brendt Christensen will stand trial beginning on July 14, 2017.  “Christensen is scheduled to attend a bond hearing before U.S. Magistrate Judge Eric Long on Wednesday. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for July 14.”  Christensen is accused of kidnapping Chinese visiting scholar Yingying Zhang.  Both attended the University of Illinois.

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