47.2 F
New York
Saturday, March 28, 2020
Home ENTERTAINMENT Kevin Bacon pays tribute to murdered Michigan man with same name

Kevin Bacon pays tribute to murdered Michigan man with same name


“Footloose” star Kevin Bacon paid respect to a murdered Michigan man with his same name who last was seen on Christmas Eve, according to reports.

“Footloose” star Kevin Bacon paid respect to a murdered Michigan man with his same name who last was seen on Christmas Eve, according to reports. (Tommaso Boddi/WireImage)

“For obvious reasons, I’m thinking this morning about the friends and family of this young person Kevin Bacon,” the actor, 61, wrote in an Instagram post on his personal page on Monday. “His life was taken from him much too soon. His love was hair dressing. I bet he would have done a great job on this mess on my head. RIP KB.”

Family members reported Kevin Bacon, 25, of Swartz Creek near Flint, missing when he didn’t show up for breakfast on Christmas Day. Bacon’s roommate told MLive.com that Bacon was going to see a man he had met on Grindr, a dating app for the LGBT community.

Bacon’s car was found in Clayton Township, near Flint. His body was found Saturday in a home in Bennington Township, about 80 miles northwest of Detroit, as The Associated Press reported.

Mark Latunski, 50, appeared Monday via video in 66th District Court in Corunna on murder and mutilation of a body charges.

Mark Latunski, 50, is facing murder and mutilation of a body charges in the death of a man he had met on Grindr, a dating app for the LGBT community. (Shiawassee County Jail)

Mark Latunski, 50, is facing murder and mutilation of a body charges in the death of a man he had met on Grindr, a dating app for the LGBT community. (Shiawassee County Jail)

Latunski was being held without bond and was appointed an attorney. His preliminary examination is scheduled on Jan. 8, followed by a Jan. 14 pretrial hearing.

Bacon worked as a hairstylist and was a student.

Social media influencer and makeup artist Jeffree Star, who has millions of online followers, tweeted about the man’s death over the weekend, expressing his condolences. (Tara Ziemba/Getty Images)

Social media influencer and makeup artist Jeffree Star, who has millions of online followers, tweeted about the man’s death over the weekend, expressing his condolences. (Tara Ziemba/Getty Images)

Social media influencer and makeup artist Jeffree Star, who has millions of online followers, also tweeted about Bacon’s death over the weekend, expressing his condolences, as FOX 47 reported.

“RIP KEVIN I’m devastated to hear of the passing of someone from Michigan who lived their life fearlessly and was taken too soon,” Star tweeted Saturday. “Please help his family in this horrible time.”

Star also donated $20,000 to a GoFundMe fundraiser set up for Bacon’s funeral expenses.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.





Source link

Most Popular

House passes relief bill, sends to Trump

President Donald Trump signed a $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill on Friday, as Washington tries to blunt economic destruction from the pandemic ripping through...

MARKET REPORT: Shares bounce back as central banks cut interest rates

Markets regained steam as traders pinned their hopes on other central banks following the US example and cutting interest rates.Investors initially balked at...

Ed Sheeran children: Does Ed Sheeran have children? Is the star starting family soon?

ED SHEERAN is one of the world's most famous singers - but is he about to become a father for the first time? Source...

Coronavirus fears send shoppers scrambling to prepare ‘pandemic pantries’

Concerned shoppers hit by worries over the growing scale of the coronavirus in the United States are stocking up their 'pandemic pantries' to...