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Former BC Student Accused of Talking Boyfriend Into Suicide Before Graduation Will Face Trial

Inyoung You

Inyoung You, the former Boston College student who allegedly encouraged her then-boyfriend Alexander Urtula to commit suicide in May 2019, will now face trial.

Court decision: Suffolk Superior Court Judge Christine Roach denied the motion to dismiss the charges against You, according to Suffolk District Attorney Rachael Rollins via the Boston Herald.

Delaware Man Who Damaged $4.5 Million Terracotta Warrior Gets Off For Being a ‘Drunk Kid’

A jury was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of Michael Rohana, a Delaware man who snapped off the thumb of a Terracotta warrior statue in Dec. 2017

The jury, which consisted of a panel of seven men and five women, was on a deadlock with regards to whether or not the prosecutors charged Rohana under the right law during the trial on Tuesday, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Trial Begins For Murder of Chinese Grandpa Shot While Playing Pokémon Go

Pokemon Go

The criminal trial of a security guard accused of fatally shooting a 60-year-old grandfather playing Pokémon Go back in 2017 is finally set to begin, with jury selection slated for Tuesday.

Virginia security guard Johnathan Cromwell, an employee of Citywide Protection Services, is facing first-degree murder charges for the death of Chinese immigrant Jiansheng Chen over two years ago, NBC reports.

Khmer Rouge Leaders Finally Convicted for the Cambodian Gen‌o‌c‌ide That ‌Ki‌lle‌d Up to 1.8 Million

khmer rouge

In 1975, the Khmer Rouge came to power in Cambodia. In 1979, after k‌ill‌in‌g a‌round two million Cambodians, the Khmer Rouge were finally taken out of power. In 2018, after two surviving members were put on trial, the k‌illin‌gs have finally been ruled a g‌eno‌ci‌de.

According to the BBC, a tribunal found Noun Chea, the 92-year old former Khmer Rouge deputy, and Khieu Samphan, the 87-year old former head of state, guilty of ge‌no‌cid‌e among numerous other significant c‌ri‌m‌es, including ensl‌av‌em‌ent and to‌rtu‌re‌. They were already serving life sentences prior.