Man accused of killing ex-girlfriend makes first court appearance


Urbana - The man police say stabbed his ex-girlfriend near the U of I campus, on Friday, appeared in court on Monday.


Yongfei Ci, 29, from China, was arraigned on murder, home invasion, and kidnapping charges.


Urbana Police, say Ci stabbed his ex-girlfriend, Mengchen Huang, 25, because he thought she was cheating on him. Police say her roommate was tied up in the bathroom during the killing, but escaped.


Ci was taken into custody without incident. His bond is set at $10,000,000.

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