The Canadian Newsmaker of the Year is not a person that one would praise for their actions, instead The Canadian Press picked a man who allegedly killed a man, dismembered him and sent his body parts to political parties.
In his first Canadian court appearance today, alleged murderer Luka Magnotta has pleaded not guilty to all counts. China is urging Canada to ensure that victim Jun Lin receives justice in the upcoming trial.
Labatt Breweries is backing off a potential lawsuit against the Montreal Gazette. The beer maker had considered legal action against the newspaper over a photo the paper published of alleged killer Luka Rocco Magnotta holding a bottle of Labatt Blue.
Luka Rocco Magnotta, the suspect in the Canadian body parts case, who has been on the run for days as part of an international manhunt, has been arrested at a Berlin Internet cafe, local police have confirmed.
Bizarre details continue to emerge regarding the online profile of Luca Rocco Magnotta, the man accused of the murder and dismemberment of the now identified victim, Lin Jun, as the manhunt for the alleged killer goes international.
Months ago on change.org a petition to find Luka Rocco Magnotta was posted after the man was said to have uploaded several videos of killing live cats. Now he's the suspect in a bizarre Canadian case of severed body parts mailed to political party HQ.
Police have identified a suspect wanted in connection with the discovery of a man’s torso stuffed in a suitcase in Montreal as Luka Rocco Magnotta. The torso is linked to the hand and foot mailed to the Conservative party headquarters in Ottawa.
Ottawa Police have confirmed that the foot that was delivered to the Conservative Party headquarters yesterday came from Montreal where a severed torso was discovered. Also, a severed hand was intercepted by Canada Post, and a suspect has been named.