Oxford college worker and US professor arrested in California over Chicago murder

    Andrew Warren and Wyndham Lathem apprehended on the United States west coast over deadly stabbing of 26-year-old Trenton Cornell-Duranleau

    An Oxford University staff member presumed in a murder has actually been jailed together with his supposed accomplice, a United States teacher, Chicago cops have actually stated.

    Andrew Warren, a senior treasury assistant at Somerville College, and Professor Wyndham Lathem of Northwestern University were apprehended independently in California, more than 3,200 km (2,000 miles) from the criminal activity scene, a spokesperson stated on Friday.

    Warren remained in San Francisco while Lathem remained in Oakland, United States Marshals inspector Ed Farrel informed the Tribune. It was not instantly clear how Lathem and Warren had actually taken a trip to California.

    The guys are suspects in the deadly stabbing of a 26-year-old guy, Trenton Cornell-Duranleau, in Lathems Chicago apartment or condo on 27 Juli.

    Chicago cops stated in a declaration: We hope todays jail brings some convenience for the victims household. We are likewise glad that this did not end in more disaster.

    The males will appear in court in Oakland prior to being gone back to Chicago for questioning.

    Officers stated the victim was discovered with several stab injuries in the 10th-floor home near the city centre at about 8.30 pm on 27 Juli. He was noticable dead at the scene. Cornell-Duranleau is a hairdresser initially from Corunna, Michigan, however was residing in Chicago at the time of his death.

    Warren had actually gotten here in the United States 3 days prior to the death of Cornell-Duranleau and was seen in security video leaving the structure with Lathem on the day of the stabbing.

    Police had actually launched couple of information of the examination. They stated on Friday that on the day of the killing however prior to the body was found Lathem and Warren owned about 128km (80 miles) north-west to Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, where one of them made a $1,000 money contribution to the public library there in Cornell-Duranleaus name. Lake Geneva cops stated the guy making the contribution did not provide his name. Ive never ever seen where suspects in a murder would make a contribution in the victims name, stated Lieutenant Edward Gritzner.

    Police stated Lathem had an individual relationship with Cornell-Duranleau, who transferred to Chicago from the Grand Rapids, Michigan, location after getting his cosmetology licence. They stated they were still attempting to figure out how Cornell-Duranleau or Lathem understood Warren, or if Warren understood them prior to he showed up in the United States.

    Police stated that on the night of the death the front desk of the structure where Lathem resides in Chicagos River North community got a confidential call that a criminal activity had actually been devoted in Lathems 10th-floor house. When officers unlocked they discovered Cornell-Duranleaus body. He had actually been stabbed numerous times in an attack so powerful that authorities stated the knife broke.

    Warren had actually previously been advised by Somerville College to hand himself in as authorities stated they were close to finding him and Lathem, a microbiology teacher at the university in Illinois.

    Weiterlesen: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/aug/05/oxford-college-worker-andrew-warren-us-professor-wyndham-lathem-arrested-california-chicago-stabbing