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A man charged in the death of a USC graduate student is an illegal immigrant.

The Los Angeles Times says 19-year-old Jonathan DelCarmen told officials at L.A. County jail that he entered the country illegally seven years ago.

DelCarmen and three others have been charged with the murder of 24-year-old Xiran Ji. Ji was killed on July 24th.

Read more at L.A. Times