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Judge OKs blood, DNA evidence in Chinese scholar's case

9 days ago   |   By ABC News

A federal judge has denied a defense request to exclude DNA and blood test results from the trial of a former University of Illinois physics student accused of killing a Chinese scholar in 2017
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Judge OKs blood, DNA evidence in Chinese scholar's case

9 days ago   |   By WGN TV

URBANA, Ill. - A federal judge has denied a request to exclude DNA and blood test results from the trial of a former University of Illinois physics student accused of killing a Chinese scholar in 2017.
The News-Gazette reports that U.S. District Judge James Shadid ruled Monday that the evidence taken from Brendt Christensen's apartment in Urbana meets the threshold for admissibility.
Prosecutors are trying to prove Christensen kidnapped and killed 26-year-old Yingying Zhang.
The judge hasn't ruled on the admissibility of evidence stemming from an apartment search by a cadaver-sniffing...
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