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Brendt Christensen Found Guilty in Yingying Zhang’s Death

Clip: 06/24/2019 | 4m 9s | Video has closed captioning.

Brendt Christensen has been found guilty in the kidnapping and death of Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang, setting the stage for what could be the first death sentence handed down within Illinois since the state abolished capital punishment in 2011. Reporter Matt Masterson, who’s been covering the trial, has the latest.

Aired: 06/24/19

Rating: NR

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