Luka Magnotta, the so-called Canadian Psycho, will next appear in a Montreal court on October 9, 2013. Magnotta killed and dismembered Chinese university student Jun Lin and then mailed his body parts all over the country — including to the offices of Canadian elected officials. Lawyers requested the hearing to discuss evidentiary and scheduling [...]
Before he gained infamy as an accused killer and cannibal who allegedly mailed his victim’s body parts to elementary schools and political parties across Canda, Luka Rocco Magnotta was just one of thousands of modeling hopefuls trying to make it big on the small screen. Below, watch Luka’s audition for the Canadian TV show Cover [...]
Mass murderer James Holmes and homicidal cannibal Luka Magnotta have legions of fans. Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is on the cover of Rolling Stone. Though there have always been those infatuated with killers — serial killer Ted Bundy was bombarded daily with love letters — it seems that social media has taken what was rare quirk into the mainstream.
After hearing from more than 30 witnesses over several weeks, Judge Lori-Renee Weitzman has ruled that Luka Magnotta will stand trial for the grisly murder and dismemberment of college student Jun Lin.
A newly-released document reveals that "Canadian Psycho" Luka Magnotta was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia years before he allegedly killed, dismembered and mailed parts of Jun Lin across Canada.
The next act in the “Canadian Psycho” drama that has riveted Canada (and much of the western world) opened Tuesday as Luka Magnotta’s preliminary hearing began in a Montreal courtroom. Magnotta, a former porn actor, is accused of last year’s savage murder of Chinese foreign exchange student Jun Lin.
Acting on a tip last Sunday, police found a human head in Montreal’s Angrignon Park, just a few miles from Luka Magnotta’s apartment. Speculation ran rampant that the head was the final piece of Jun Lin, the Chinese student Magnotta viciously hacked to death in late May. On Wednesday, investigators confirmed that forensic testing proved the head was Lin’s.
The Thursday hearing for alleged “Canadian Psycho” killer Luka Magnotta held a few surprises: the defense did not demand their client be examined by a psychiatrist… and Magnotta himself appeared in court.
Authorities always suspected that the severed foot and hand sent to two Vancouver schools belonged to Jun Lin, the Chinese student brutally murdered by “Canadian Psycho” Luka Magnotta. DNA test results released on Wednesday confirmed it.