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Chinese scholar killer heard confessing to killing her, compares himself to Ted Bundy on tape

Courtesy of Christine Cornell(CHICAGO) — The killer of a young Chinese visiting scholar who was studying at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (U of I) can be heard chuckling in an audio recording obtained by ABC News after he says that he “hit her with a baseball bat” and decapitated her. Brendt Christensen, a now-30-year-old…read more »

Wisconsin fire at multi-family building kills 6, including 4 children: Coroner

MattGush/iStock(AINSWORTH, Wisc.) — A fire at a multi-family building in Wisconsin has killed six people, including four children, according to officials.The children’s ages ranged between 10 months and 7 years old, Langlade County Coroner Larry Shadick told ABC News. The adults who died were male and female, Shadick said.The fire began at the building in…read more »

11-year-old Girl Scout killed by fallen tree at Indiana campground

jetcityimage/iStock(CANNELTON, Ind.) — An 11-year-old Girl Scout was killed when a tree fell in a “freak accident” at an Indiana campground on Monday, officials said.A 10-year-old girl and two women were also injured in the incident.The Perry County Sheriff’s Office said it received a call at around 11:30 a.m. local time about a tree that…read more »