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    These booking photos provided by the Chicago Police Department show Wyndham Lathem, left, and Andrew Warren on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017.

    Oxford University Employee, Former US Professor Charged With 1st Degree Murder

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    Wyndham Lathem, a US citizen and a former Northwestern University professor, and Andrew Warren, an Oxford University employee from the United Kingdom, were charged with first-degree murder in Chicago, local media reported.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The two men, suspected of murdering 26-year-old James Cornell-Duranleau, a hairstylist from Chicago, who was stabbed to death nearly 50 times in July, arrived in Chicago for interrogation late on Saturday, according to the WGN9 broadcaster.

    The body of Cornell-Duranleau was found in an apartment building after an anonymous call was made. Autopsy results indicated that methamphetamine and a small amount of alcohol were found in his body.

    ​Lathem and Cornell-Duranleau are believed to had a relationship prior to the latter’s death.

    The suspects were on the run for eight days before turning themselves into police in California earlier in the month, the broadcaster reported.

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