Possible He Was Sane During Killing: Psychiatrist

Possible He Was Sane During Killing: Psychiatrist

Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press  11.26.2014
MONTREAL - A psychiatrist hired by the Crown cast doubt Wednesday on Luka Rocco Magnotta's defence that he was not criminally responsible...
Defence Rests Case Without Accused Taking The Stand

Defence Rests Case Without Accused Taking The Stand

Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press  11.25.2014
MONTREAL - Luka Rocco Magnotta's defence rested at his first-degree murder trial on Tuesday without hearing from the accused, who says...
Defence Wrapping Up Its Case

Defence Wrapping Up Its Case

11.24.2014
A Parisian police officer, a French educational adviser and a Montreal police investigator were among the last witnesses for the defence...

He Has A Selective Memory: Psychiatrist

Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press  11.19.2014
MONTREAL - A psychiatrist who assessed Luka Rocco Magnotta for criminal responsibility says he questioned him about alleged online postings...
Luka Magnotta Inspired By Film Basic Instinct: Crown

Luka Magnotta Inspired By Film Basic Instinct: Crown

11.13.2014
Luka Magnotta drew on elements from the 1990s erotic thriller Basic Instinct, using not only the name of the movie’s main character,...
He Believed Jun Lin Was Govt. Agent Sent To Kill Him: Psychiatrist

He Believed Jun Lin Was Govt. Agent Sent To Kill Him: Psychiatrist

Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press  11.11.2014
MONTREAL - Luka Rocco Magnotta says voices instructed him to kill Jun Lin amid his own fears the Chinese student was a Canadian government...

Medical Files: He Heard Voices, Worried Others Were Spying On Him

Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press  11.10.2014
MONTREAL - A psychiatrist who assessed Luka Rocco Magnotta for criminal responsibility in the slaying and dismemberment of Jun Lin said...
Chretien's Son Testifies At Magnotta Trial

Chretien's Son Testifies At Magnotta Trial

Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press  10.17.2014
MONTREAL - Relatives of a former prime minister and a notorious killer testified at Luka Rocco Magnotta's murder trial Friday after their...
The Cryptic Clue That Led Police To Magnotta Victim's Head

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

Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press  10.15.2014
MONTREAL - A cryptic fax from a Toronto lawyer helped homicide detectives find Jun Lin's head a month after he was dismembered by Luka...

Witness Grilled At Magnotta Trial

Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press  10. 9.2014
CAUTION: GRAPHIC CONTENT MAY DISTURB SOME READERSMONTREAL — The pathologist who performed the post-mortem on Jun Lin says his throat...
German Witness: Magnotta Was Looking For A Fresh Start

German Witness: Magnotta Was Looking For A Fresh Start

Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press  10. 8.2014
MONTREAL - The man who housed Luka Rocco Magnotta in Berlin said Wednesday he felt ill when he read about the Canadian being sought for...
Magnotta Schizophrenic, Not Criminally Responsible: Lawyer

Magnotta Schizophrenic, Not Criminally Responsible: Lawyer

Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press  09.29.2014
MONTREAL - Luka Rocco Magnotta is schizophrenic and was not criminally responsible when he killed Chinese student Jun Lin in 2012, his...

Jury Selection Underway

Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press  09.16.2014
MONTREAL - Jury selection is underway in the first-degree murder trial of Luka Rocco Magnotta.Magnotta has pleaded not guilty to five charges,...

Jury Screening Could Delay Magnotta Trial

09.12.2014
The murder trial of LukaMagnotta may begin two weeks after its scheduled start date because the court will have to conduct in-depth interviews...