Police: 26-Year-Old Man Stabbed To Death Inside River North Apartment

CHICAGO (CBS) — A 26-year-old man was found stabbed to death on Thursday night in River North.

Trenton H. James Cornell-Duranleau was found with multiple lacerations about 8:30 p.m. inside an apartment in the Grand Plaza Apartments in the 500 block of North State Street, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Cornell-Duranleau was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:05 p.m., authorities said. He lived in the Pilsen neighborhood.

An autopsy Thursday found he died of multiple sharp force injuries and his death was ruled a homicide, according to the medical examiner’s office.

According to a letter sent to tenants by building management, police conducted a sweep of the building after finding the victim and “there is no information to suggest a security concern for the building.”

It said police are “exploring a variety of motives, including a possible domestic incident.”

No one was in custody as of Monday morning as Area North detectives investigate.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2016. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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