Man to serve 46 years for murder

Published 05/23 2014 04:14PM

Updated 06/19 2014 11:11AM

Update: 10:04 pm, 6/18/14, Wednesday
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A former University of Illinois student is sentenced to 46 years in prison for murdering his ex-girlfriend. Youngfei Ci stabbed her to death in her Urbana apartment in September. The victim's roommate was tied up, but broke free. She then called for help. Ci will have to serve 100% of his sentence in a state prison, then faces deportation when it's complete.
Original: 4:14 pm, 5/23/14, Friday
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A man pleaded guilty to murdering a UI student. Yongfei Ci was arrested in September for killing his ex-girlfriend. The 25-year old also tied up the victim's roommate. She broke free and called for help. Ci will be sentenced next month.

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