Luka Magnotta

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...

Magnotta Collapses In Court

CP | Andy Blatchford and Sidhartha Banerjee | Posted 05.19.2013 | Canada

MONTREAL - Luka Rocco Magnotta collapsed in court during his preliminary hearing while appearing distraught by the evidence presented against him Tues...

Magnotta Appears To Cry In Court

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada

MONTREAL - The man accused of killing and dismembering a Chinese foreign student appeared to wipe away tears Thursday as more evidence against him was...

Magnotta Loses A Lawyer

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.13.2013 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Luka Rocco Magnotta's legal team will continue one lawyer short after an attorney stepped down on Wednesday.Raphael Feldstein announced he ...

Jun Lin's Father Breaks Down At Hearing

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.12.2013 | Canada

MONTREAL - A Chinese father left a courtroom in tears after hearing evidence at the preliminary inquiry of Luka Magnotta, who is accused of killing an...

Publication Ban Ruling Expected Tuesday

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.10.2013 | Canada

MONTREAL -- A preliminary hearing for Luka Rocco Magnotta has adjourned for a day while the judge weighs whether the public and the media should be ba...

Magnotta Wants To Ban Public From Preliminary Hearing

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.04.2013 | Canada

MONTREAL - When Luka Magnotta returns before a judge for his preliminary hearing next week, he'll seek to have the public banned entirely from the cou...

Magnotta Case Back In Court

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.10.2013 | Canada

MONTREAL - A shackled Luka Rocco Magnotta remained impassive as he made his first court appearance since last June on a first-degree murder charge in ...

'You Sir, Are A Monster'

The Huffington Post Canada | Christian Cotroneo | Posted 12.31.2012 | Canada

"Their solution," the Crown attorney told a rapt courtroom in Kingston, Ontario, "was to remove the diseased limb entirely and prune the tree back to ...

Magnotta Picked As CP's Story Of The Year

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.23.2013 | Canada

MONTREAL - Blitzed by tips and interview requests from around the world, the public face of the Montreal police force says that in two decades on the ...

Forget Magnotta: Three Canadian Newsmakers Worth Remembering

John Laforet | Posted 02.23.2013 | Canada
John Laforet

No one can control what events will shape our world in any given time period. But collectively we can choose what stories we allow to shape our memory. That's why murderer Luka Magnotta was the wrong person for the Canadian Press to choose as Canada's 2012 Newsmaker of the Year.

Magnotta Selection Triggers Controversy

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.22.2013 | Canada

OTTAWA - The selection of Luka Rocco Magnotta as Canada's 2012 Newsmaker of the Year lit up the country's social media and news web sites on Sunday wi...

Magnotta Newsmaker Of The Year: Poll

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.21.2013 | Canada

MONTREAL - Before 2012, Luka Rocco Magnotta was a little-known, 4-a.m regular at a Montreal diner, where he munched on poutine and guzzled water to re...

WATCH: Hunting Magnotta

The Huffington Post Canada | Brodie Fenlon | Posted 11.30.2012 | Canada TV

Long before Luka Magnotta became a household name in Canada and the subject of an international manhunt, he was pursued by a group of online vigilante...

Guess How Much This Cost

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.16.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - The cost to Canadian taxpayers for Luka Rocco Magnotta's extradition from Germany, aboard a government plane fit for the prime minister, is...

Over $70k Raised In Jun Lin's Name

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.19.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - Concordia University says more than $70,000 has been raised so far in the name of slain Chinese student Jun Lin.The money will go to provid...

Jun Lin's Parents To Stay In Canada For Murder Trial?

CBC | Posted 09.17.2012 | Canada

Montrealers are stepping forward to help the family of slain Concordia student Jun Lin stay in Canada to attend the trial of their only son's alleged ...

'People Watched It Over And Over And Over'

CBC | Posted 09.15.2012 | Canada

The grieving mother of Chinese university student Jun Lin says her son viewed Canada as a place that was welcoming and safe for immigrants, but his br...