Michigan man charged in killing, mutilation is fit for trial


Mark Latunski’s mug shot.

CORUNNA, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man charged with killing and mutilating a man he met through the dating app Grindr has been deemed mentally fit to stand trial.

A Shiawassee County judge ruled Mark Latunski was fit Monday. That’s according to Doug Corwin, Latunski’s public defender.

WILX-TV reports the 51-year-old Latunski has been treated in an Ypsilanti psychiatric hospital for several months.

He was charged with murder and mutilation of a body in connection with the Dec. 28, 2019, death of 25-year-old Kevin Bacon.

Bacon’s body was found that day hanging from the ceiling of Latunski’s home. Police said Latunski admitted to killing Bacon and eating parts of his body.

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