Episode 3 - The Murder of Xin Yang

Blacksburg, VA. 2008. A 22 year old graduate student was brutally murdered on campus by a fellow student, Haiyang Zhu, a mere two weeks after arriving in the USA for her graduate program.

Today, we take a look at the murder of Xin Yang.


“Virginia Tech Student Decapitated With Kitchen Knife by Attacker She Knew” - January 24, 2015 - http://www.foxnews.com/story/2009/01/23/virginia-tech-student-decapitated-with-kitchen-knife-by-attacker-knew.html

“Zhu sentenced to life in prison” - April 19, 2010 - http://www.collegiatetimes.com/news/zhu-sentenced-to-life-in-prison/article_1f28daca-f295-5a1d-8763-b8584d0eac89.html

“Man pleads guilty to killing Virginia Tech student” - December 21, 2009 - http://www.cnn.com/2009/CRIME/12/21/virginia.tech.death/index.html

“Graphic testimony heard in Va. beheading case“ - May 29, 2009 - http://www.nbcnews.com/id/31003973/ns/us_news-crime_and_courts/t/graphic-testimony-heard-va-beheading-case/#.W5GU4uhKg2w

“Zhu sentenced to life for brutal Virginia Tech murder” - April 18, 2010 - https://www.roanoke.com/news/zhu-sentenced-to-life-for-brutal-virginia-tech-murder/article_68fd4318-5e0d-54b9-87e8-6eae387045d7.html



“The 11 greatest things about Virginia Tech’s ‘Enter Sandman’ tradition” - October 6, 2018 - https://www.sbnation.com/college-football/2017/9/30/16381936/virginia-tech-enter-sandman-entrance-history-metallica

Intro Music:

She-Wolf In My Heart (bonus) by Sergey Cheremisinov is licensed under a Attribution License.

Outro Music:

Trio for Piano Violin and Viola by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.