Visiting grad student at Brown accused of killing girlfriend

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A visiting graduate student at brown university is now in jail and charged with murder.

Police say 29–year–old Yongfei Ci traveled from Providence to Chicago to kill his estranged girlfriend on Friday.

The two were both students at the University of Illinois.

Investigators say Ci broke into her off–campus apartment in Chicago and stabbed her to death. He was later found at a motel.