Haiyang Zhu, Former Virginia Tech Student, Pleads Guilty to Decapitating Fellow Student

By Jake on
A former Virginia Tech grad student, Haiyang Zhu, pleaded guilty today to decapitating a follow student, Xin Yang. Prosecutors described the case as heartbreak gone bad, with Zhu falling in love with Yang. However, she denied his advances. Authorities said that on the morning of Jan 21, Zhu bought three knives and a claw hammer, while frantically calling Yang. He arrived at the cafe where she worked, where the two struggled. When Yang fell to the floor, Zhu cut off her head with an 8...Read Full Story

Haiyang Zhu Accused of Decapitating Student With Kitchen Knife

By JJ Duncan on
Just days after arriving at Virginia Tech to work on her graduate studies, 22-year-old Chinese student Xin Yang was decapitated with a kitchen knife as she sat in a public cafe.Somewhere around 7 p.m. Jan. 21, Yang was allegedly murdered by Haiyang Zhu, a man whose motivations are still unclear. Witnesses report that Yang and Zhu were not arguing before Zhu plunged his knife into the young student as they sat together at the Au Bon Pain cafe on the Virginia Tech campus. Authorities...Read Full Story