Man pleads not guilty to new charge in Chinese scholar case

FILE – This photo provided by the Macon County Sheriff’s Office in Decatur, Ill., shows Brendt Christensen, the suspect in the kidnapping of visiting University of Illinois Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang. He was previously charged with abducting Zhang but now, Christensen is to appear before a federal court judge Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 in Urbana, Ill., on additional charges handed down by a grand jury. (Macon County Sheriff’s Office via AP File)


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