The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

Judge refuses to reduce killer’s sentence in Va. Tech decapitation case: A Virginia judge has upheld the life sentence of Zhu Haiyang, the Virginia Tech student who decapitated Yang Xin in front of several onlookers. Apparently, his attorney thought it would be a good idea to reduce to his sentence to 40 years. Let’s hear …

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Updated: Zhu sentenced to life in prison: Monday Zhu Haiyang was sentenced to life without parole for the brutal beheading of fellow Virginia Tech student Yang Xin. If you’ll recall Zhu decapitated Ms. Yang with a kitchen knife in a cafe on the Virginia Tech campus while dozens of stunned witnesses looked on in horror. …

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Former Va. Tech student pleads guilty to murder: Ex-Va. Tech student pleads guilty in decapitation: 26-year-old Haiyang Zhu is the former Virginia Tech student from China who stabbed and decapitated fellow Chinese student Yang Xin at a cafe on Virginia Tech campus. Now think about that for a second. He took a kitchen knife and …

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Virginia Tech student found competent for murder trial: The accused killer of Yang Xin has been ruled competent to stand trial for her murder. If you’ll recall Zhu Haiyang stabbed and decapitated Ms. Yang in front of horrified onlookers at a cafe on the campus of Virginia Tech. Zhu’s next court appearance is scheduled for …

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Man held in Va. Tech slaying to get mental exam: 25-year-old Zhu Haiyang has been sent to a Virginia state mental hospital for a mental evaluation. As I’m sure you know Zhu is accused in the murder and beheading of fellow Virginia Tech student, 22-year-old Yang Xin, in a campus cafe. I imagine they must …

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Tech suspect Zhu was attracted to female victim, friend says: According to the article Virginia Tech murder suspect Zhu Haiyang had romantic feelings for his victim, Yang Xin. If this was a case of spurned advances had Ms. Yang already rejected his advances? Or even worse did Zhu take the knife with him to the …

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Chinese student decapitated at Virginia Tech: WASHINGTON (AFP) — A female Chinese graduate student was decapitated by a fellow student in a campus cafe at Virginia Tech, the scene of the worst school shooting in US history in 2007, police said. At approximately 7:00 pm Wednesday (0000 GMT Thursday), Yang Xin, a 22-year-old graduate student …

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