Manhunt for NWU Prof & Oxford Empl After Chicago Murder (Multi-Video)

By BBC News

Police are urging Prof Wyndham Lathem, 42, and Andrew Warren, 56, to “do the right thing and turn yourself in”.

Arrests warrants were issued after Trenton Cornell-Duranleau, 25, was found dead in Prof Lathem’s flat in Chicago on 27 July.

“The victim had several lacerations to the body,” the police said.

(An Oxford University employee & a US professor are being hunted by police on suspicion of murdering a 26-year-old man in Chicago. Courtesy of Time News and YouTube)

Wyndham Lathem is a microbiology professor at Northwestern University in Illinois, who specialises in the bacteria that caused the bubonic plague.

Andrew Warren is a senior treasury assistant at Oxford’s Somerville College.

The police warned that the suspects were believed to be “armed and dangerous”, and were possibly driving a Hyundai sedan.

(Learn More, courtesy of CBS Chicago and YouTube)

Chicago Police chief communications officer Anthony Guglielmi said on Twitter the search for the two men “will only intensify”.

“Whatever the circumstances, we would urge him to contact the US authorities as soon as possible, in the best interests of everyone concerned.”

A Thames Valley Police spokesman said Mr Warren was reported missing on 25 July after having left the UK the day before.

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