Northwestern professor and Oxford University employee wanted for murder

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A Cook County judge issued warrants for the men's arrest for first-degree murder on Monday.

Acting on a tip, police found the body of Trenton Cornell-Duranleau who'd been stabbed to death inside a 10th-floor apartment in the Grand Plaza Apartments complex on North State Street reported the Chicago Tribune. According to a listing now removed from the Oxford University directory, Warren-a British citizen-is a senior treasury assistant at Somerville College.

On Wednesday, Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said detectives suspect the pair may have fled IL and their passports have been flagged by the State Department.

Northwestern University said in a statement that Lathem "has been placed on administrative leave and banned from entering the Northwestern University campuses". "They should do the right thing and turn themselves in to any police station". An autopsy Thursday found he died of multiple sharp force injuries and his death was ruled a homicide.

Police have not said why Cornell-Duranleau was killed or what his relationship was to the suspects.

Records show Cornell-Duranleau was a licensed cosmetologist in MI, where he was born.

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According to his LinkedIn profile, Latham researches the ways in which pathogenic bacteria cause disease in humans.

In a statement, Northwestern spokesman Alan K. Cubbage said Lathem had been a member of the department of microbiology-immunology since 2007.

"There is no indication of any risk to the Northwestern community from this individual at this time", he said.

"We will liaise with the relevant investigating authorities and provide any assistance that is required", it added.

"Throughout his life, he loved music and animals", the obituary read. "His enthusiasm for life was infectious".

In a post on Facebook, the Cornell-Duranleau family wrote: "Our Family is deeply saddened by the death of our son. His youthful free-spirit fueled his love of cars, video games and cartoons".

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