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Authorities believe two employees of prestigious universities; Andrew Warren, 56, a payroll clerk at Britain's University of Oxford's Somerville College, and Wyndham Lathem, 42, a microbiology professor from Northwestern University's Feinburg School of Medicine, are responsible for an attack on Corunna native, Trenton Cornell-Duranleau, described as so vicious that police say the knife blade shattered, The Washington Post reports.  Cornell-Duranleu's wounds were fatal.  He was found in Lathem's luxury Chicago apartment on July 27th.

Police say it's unclear how the three men are connected, except that Latham and Cornell-Duranleau are friends on Facebook.  Cornell-Duranleau is a licensed cosmetologist that first found work in Trenton, before recently moving to Chicago.

While Chicago Police say they are close to capturing Warren and Lathem, the wanted men are believed to have left Illinois, so the U.S. Marshals Service and the State Department are assisting in the investigation.  Additionally, alerts have been sent to police departments nationwide indicating the men are wanted for murder in Chicago.

Cornell-Duranleau, 26, was born in Lennon and was adopted after his biological mother passed away when he was around age 6, the Chicago Tribune reports.  The Chicago Sun-Times says a funeral for Trent will be held in Lennon later this month.


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