Man gets life in prison for abduction, rape and murder of Chinese scholar - 29 days ago


PEORIA, Ill. (AP) - A former University of Illinois doctoral student was spared the death penalty Thursday and sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping and killing a 26-year-old scholar from China. Her parents, disappointed he was not sentenced to death, publicly begged for the killer to reveal where her remains are so they can be returned home.