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Ex-Northwestern Professor Gets 53 Years for ‘Cold-Blooded’ Murder of Boyfriend

Wyndham Lathem in 2017.

Wyndham Lathem in 2017.

Photographer: Jim Young/Pool/AP Photo

Chicago (AP) -- A judge sentenced a former Northwestern University professor to 53 years in prison Tuesday for the 2017 stabbing death of his boyfriend.

Cook County Judge Charles Burns called the killing of Trenton Cornell-Duranleau “cold-blooded” and an “execution” as he sentenced Wyndham Lathem, 47, who was found guilty of first-degree murder in October.