Prosecutors said Aug. 20 that the stabbing of 26-year-old hairdresser Trenton Cornell-Duranleau in late July was part of a fantasy that two suspects carried out, according to a Chicago Sun-Times article.
Former Northwestern professor Wyndham Lathem and Andrew Warren, a University of Oxford employee, both stabbed the victim, the attorneys said. ( Cornell-Duranleau was stabbed 47 times, according to the Cook County medical examiner's report. ) Two knives were used to kill Cornell-Duranleauone of which brokeon July 27.
Moreover, Lathem paid for Warren's flight from London to Chicago in order to carry out the fantasy, which was allegedly supposed to be a murder-suicide.
Judge Adam D. Bourgeois ordered that the two men be held without bail.
WGN-TV reported that neighbors said Lathem and Cornell-Duranleau were in a relationship, and lived together in the River North apartment.
The Sun-Times item is at chicago.suntimes.com/ .
Earlier coverage at the link: www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/Professor-cohort-back-in-Chicago-in-stabbing-case/60137.html .