Christensen lawyers ask for expert testimony to be thrown out

Lawyers for the man accused of killing a missing chinese scholar from U of I are trying to bar expert testimony from reaching trial.

Brendt Christensen is facing one count of kidnapping resulting in the death of missing scholar Ying Ying Zhang. He's also facing two counts of false statements.

Christensen's lawyers say the government is bringing in at least ten experts. Those experts are said to cover things like fingerprint, video, cell data and audio analysis.

His team say summaries of testimony were due by December 15, 2017 but they were not provided by the deadline.

Christensen's trial is scheduled to begin February 27.


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