>> Police in California arrested a Northwestern University professor and an Oxford University employee both wanted in connection with the fatal stabbing in Chicago last week. Wyndham Lathem, a Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Northwestern University, was arrested Friday by US Marshals in Oakland, California. And Oxford employee Andrew Warren was taken into custody in San Francisco, according to authorities.
Both wanted on charges of 1st degree murder. A nationwide man hunt for the two men was launched after discovering the dead body of 26 year old, Trenton Cornell-Duranleau, in Lathem's Chicago Apartment, in the Aflec River North area. Police said, Cornell-Duranleau, who studied cosmetology, had stab wounds to his back and added that Lathem and Duranleau knew each other and had some type of falling out.
But it was unclear how Warren, who was visiting from Britain, knew the other two men. According to authorities, Lathem sent a video to family and friends apologizing for his involvement in the slaying. Earlier in the case, the manhunt took Police to Lake Geneva, a resort community in Wisconsin.
There police say is where Lathem is believed to have made a $1,000 cash donation in the victims name to a local library.>> An unknown person at the time walked into the Lake Geneva public library, requested to make a donation in the name of another individual. It turned out the individual they wished that donation for was a homicide victim out of Chicago.
>> Both men are expected to appear in a California court where authorities will seek to have them extradited to Chicago.