Luka Magnotta

Chretien's Son Testifies At Magnotta Trial

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.19.2014 | Canada

MONTREAL - Relatives of a former prime minister and a notorious killer testified at Luka Rocco Magnotta's murder trial Friday after their names and re...

Magnotta Trial: Grisly Video Shown To Court (GRAPHIC)

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.20.2014 | Canada

CAUTION: GRAPHIC CONTENT MAY DISTURB SOME READERSMONTREAL — Luka Rocco Magnotta hunched as low as he could in the prisoner's box Thursday as the jur...

The Cryptic Clue That Led Police To Magnotta Victim's Head

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.15.2014 | Canada

MONTREAL - A cryptic fax from a Toronto lawyer helped homicide detectives find Jun Lin's head a month after he was dismembered by Luka Rocco Magnotta,...

Witness Grilled At Magnotta Trial

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.13.2014 | Canada

CAUTION: GRAPHIC CONTENT MAY DISTURB SOME READERSMONTREAL — The pathologist who performed the post-mortem on Jun Lin says his throat was cut and tha...

German Witness: Magnotta Was Looking For A Fresh Start

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.12.2014 | Canada

MONTREAL - The man who housed Luka Rocco Magnotta in Berlin said Wednesday he felt ill when he read about the Canadian being sought for the murder and...

His Movements Tracked After Killing

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.10.2014 | Canada

MONTREAL - The jurors in Luka Rocco Magnotta's first-degree murder trial were told Monday that none of the evidence gathered in the investigation has ...

MURDER TRIAL CONTINUES

CBC | Posted 10.02.2014 | Canada

Audio testimony of the now deceased man who managed Luka Magnotta’s apartment described the accused as a “normal” tenant who said he wanted to ...

MURDER TRIAL CONTINUES

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.06.2014 | Canada

MONTREAL - Video surveillance shown at Luka Rocco Magnotta's first-degree murder trial on Thursday showed Jun Lin entering the killer's apartment buil...

Grisly Scene Recounted

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.01.2014 | Canada

MONTREAL - Jun Lin split from his gay partner shortly before his slaying because he felt pressure from his family to marry a woman, the ex-lover told ...

The Challenges Of Defending Him

CBC | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada

Luka Magnotta has admitted killing Concordia University student Jun Li in May 2012, but his defence lawyers will spend the next few weeks attem...

DAY 2

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.01.2014 | Canada

MONTREAL - A bizarre note naming Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his wife Laureen was part of the evidence viewed by jurors on the second day of Luk...

'We've Been Waiting A Long Time'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.28.2014 | Canada

MONTREAL - The trial in one of Canada's most publicized and shocking criminal cases is set to begin Monday with evidence being heard in the proceeding...

Jury Selection Underway

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.17.2014 | Canada

MONTREAL - Jury selection is underway in the first-degree murder trial of Luka Rocco Magnotta.Magnotta has pleaded not guilty to five charges, includi...

Jury Screening Could Delay Magnotta Trial

CBC | Posted 09.12.2014 | Canada

The murder trial of LukaMagnotta may begin two weeks after its scheduled start date because the court will have to conduct in-depth interviews to ensu...

MURDER TRIAL SET TO BEGIN

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.05.2014 | Canada

MONTREAL - One of Canada's most publicized and shocking criminal cases resumes Monday when jury selection begins in the first-degree murder trial of L...

Luka Magnotta Doc Pulled From Film Festival

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.23.2014 | Canada TV

MONTREAL - A documentary on alleged dismemberment killer Luka Rocco Magnotta has been pulled at the last minute from the Montreal World Film Festival ...

Magnotta Case Back Before The Courts

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.20.2014 | Canada

MONTREAL - The judge overseeing the trial of alleged murderer Luka Rocco Magnotta has denied a defence motion to limit what media can report on the cr...

Luka Magnotta Formally Enters Not-Guilty Pleas Again

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada

MONTREAL - Accused killer Luka Rocco Magnotta entered fresh not-guilty pleas on Wednesday ahead of a highly anticipated trial that is scheduled to beg...

Man Charged For Posting Murder Video Gets Bail

CP | Chris Purdy, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.17.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The owner of a website that posted a grisly video at the centre of the Luka Magnotta murder case has been granted bail but won't be allowed...

Magnotta Apartment Rented (But Does Tenant Know About Its History?)

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.26.2013 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Tenants in a Montreal apartment block have made their home at the alleged scene of one of Canada's most-notorious slayings — the former a...

Magnotta To Stand Trial In 2014

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.29.2013 | Canada

MONTREAL - The trial of accused killer Luka Rocco Magnotta will begin in September 2014, more than two years after his arrest in the death of universi...

Magnotta Will Stand Trial For First-Degree Murder Charge

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.12.2013 | Canada

MONTREAL - A judge has ordered accused killer Luka Rocco Magnotta to stand trial on a first-degree murder charge in the death of Chinese student Jun L...

Back In Court

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.07.2013 | Canada

MONTREAL - If Luka Rocco Magnotta is ordered to stand trial, it should be on a charge of second-degree murder and not first-degree, one of his lawyers...

Magnotta Diagnosed With Paranoid Schizophrenia: Letter

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.03.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - Luka Magnotta, accused of killing and dismembering a Chinese student, was treated for paranoid schizophrenia, though his doctor said he didn...

Harper Aide At Magnotta Hearing

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.21.2013 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - A top confidante to Prime Minister Stephen Harper testified at a preliminary hearing for accused killer Luka Rocco Magnotta as it wrapped u...