Mark Latunski Bio
Mark Latunski is identified as the Michigan man who is accused of murdering and suspending Kevin Bacon from a ceiling by his ankles and stabbing him twice before slitting his throat and cutting off his testicles to eat them, court documents confirmed.
A dark, sexual fetish of a Mid Michigan man, allegedly leads to the murder of 25 y/o Kevin Bacon. His parents talk with us about the gruesome details that surround their son’s death @FOX2News pic.twitter.com/gDWqYdF1fC
— Jessica Dupnack (@JDupnackFOX2) January 6, 2020
Mark Latunski Age
He is 50 years old
Mark Latunski Relationship
The 25-year-old victim was venturing off to meet, it would later be revealed, was Latunksi.
Who is Kevin Bacon
A Michigan man who was allegedly murdered by his Grindr date last month was found by authorities hanging from his ankles, with his throat cut and parts of his body missing, according to court transcripts that reveal gruesome details of the Christmas Eve slaying.
Kevin Bacon Missing
Bacon was reported missing on Dec. 25 after his family became concerned when he didn’t come home for a family holiday breakfast. The hairstylist, who was a student at the University of Michigan-Flint, allegedly went to meet with a man he met through the popular dating app, Grindr, on Christmas Eve, according to his roommate.
Mark Latunski Murder News
Three days later, Michigan State police officers found Bacon’s body at Latunski’s home, about 30 minutes away from campus. Latunski, 50, was charged with one count of open murder and one count of mutilation of a human body on Dec. 30 after he allegedly admitted to fatally stabbing Bacon in the back and slitting his throat.
According to Bacon’s roommate, he was last seen alive on the evening of December 24 as he was leaving their home to meet up with a man he’d met on the mobile dating app.
New court documents obtained by Michigan Live reveal the terrific moment when the hairstylist stepped inside the suspect’s home.
Michigan State Police received a call for assistance from Clayton Township Police Department to conduct a welfare check for Bacon inside Latunksi’s home on December 28.
Officers then conducted an interview with the 50-year-old, who agreed to let them carry out a search of the home.
The victim was found dead hanging upside down from the ceiling naked.
Mark Latunski Court Appearance
Latunski appeared last Monday via video in 66th District Court in Corunna.
Mark Latunski Charges
The suspect is charged with one count of open murder and one count of mutilation of a human body.
He is currently being held without bond at Shiawassee County Jail.
Authorities say 50-year-old Mark Latunski confessed to killing Kevin Bacon, a hairstylist and student at the University of Michigan-Flint https://t.co/s0JgW6wUpL
— The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) January 7, 2020
According to the court documents obtained by MLive, Michigan State Police and the Clayton Township Police Department performed a welfare check on Latunski’s home on Dec. 28 after evidence indicated Bacon had been at the residence on Christmas Eve. Police previously found Bacon’s car at a Family Dollar store with his phone, wallet, and some clothes inside.
Upon entering the home, authorities found Bacon naked and hanging by his ankles from the ceiling. Latunski allegedly told police he murdered Bacon before tying a rope around his ankles and hanging him a rafter. The 50-year-old allegedly also admitted that he used the knife to cut off Bacon’s testicles.
Mark Latunski Criminal Record
Court records indicate Latunski has a lengthy criminal history, including a 2013 charge for allegedly taking two of his four children from their mother. While those charges were dismissed, his ex-wife filed an Aug. 22 motion to suspend the 50-year-old’s parenting time. In the motion, she states Latunski was diagnosed with depression and paranoid schizophrenia and exhibits traits of a personality disorder.