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Murdered: Yingying Zhang

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When Chinese graduate student Yingying Zhang agreed to spend a year in America, she did so by looking forward to the opportunities it would present for her future. However, in June of 2017, 26-year-old Yingying would go missing while on her way to an appointment. Over the next several weeks, a dark saga would begin to play out as police began figuring out what had happened to her.

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The Case

Yingying Zhang

Yingying Zhang
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Brendt Christensen
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The last time Yingying was seen on video

Yingying’s father reading his statement after Brendt was found guilty
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Brendt at Yingying’s vigil
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An endowment fund has been created to honor Yingying and support international students in crisis. You can donate to the fund here.

My name is Ashley Flowers and I'm a Junkie, too.

I've been crime-obsessed since birth and the only thing I love more than true crime is my dog, Charlie. I'm also on the board of directors for Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana. My work with Crime Stoppers has led me to do this podcast, and I am so excited to be your new true crime dealer.

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