Dating a grad student
She played guitar and sang in a band called 'Cute Horse' in China.
One of her favorite songs was Bette Midler's 1980 hit, The Rose.
A search of Christensen's car also indicated the front passenger door had been 'cleaned to a more diligent extent than the other vehicle doors,' the criminal complaint said.'Based on my training and experience, I believe that this type of action may be indicative of an attempt to conceal or destroy evidence,' Manganaro said. Zhang's kidnapping prompted fears among Chinese students and their families.
The FBI found Christensen owned a car with a sunroof and a cracked hubcap on the passenger side, matching the vehicle Zhang was last seen climbing into, according a criminal complaint filed in federal court on Friday.Christensen's, which was parked outside his apartment (general view), had a cracked hubcap matching the vehicle Zhang was last seen climbing into Christensen had driven past Zhang before looping around the block and pulling over, according to the criminal complaint.Zhang was then seen approaching the passenger side of the car and speaking with the driver before voluntarily climbing in at 2.04pm.The alleged kidnapper of missing Chinese student Yingying Zhang attended a rally in support of her family just one day before he was arrested.Brendt Christensen, 28, is charged with kidnapping Zhang, a visiting scholar at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, who police believe is now dead after she went missing on June 9.