Authorities Continue Search For Missing U Of I Scholar

June 15, 2017
The black Saturn Astra that Yingying Zhang entered voluntarily on Friday, June 9.

The black Saturn Astra that Yingying Zhang entered voluntarily on Friday, June 9.

Federal Bureau of Investigation

The search continues for a University of Illinois visiting scholar missing since Friday, June 9.

26-year-old Yingying Zhang was last seen just after 2:00 pm getting into a black Saturn Astra on North Goodwin Avenue in Urbana.  Friends and family have not heard from her since.

A 2017 photo of missing U of I scholar Yingying Zhang.

Photo Credit: University of Illinois Police

University of Illinois Police have made a public bulletin available for people to download and distribute. 

University Police say they are working with the FBI and the Illinois State Police on their investigation. If you have any information on the whereabouts of Yingying Zhang, they ask you to call 217-333-1216 or email police@illinois.edu.

Story source: WILL