Bisexual ‘body parts’ porn star killer spotted in Paris

Former porn star killer is wanted for first-degree murder, defiling a corpse, and sending the parts to politicians

Bisexual ‘body parts’ porn star killer spotted in Paris
04 June 2012

Canadian police believe the bisexual porn star killer, who severed the limbs of his boyfriend and posted them to politicians, has fled to Paris, France.

Luka Rocco Magnotta, 29, is suspected of killing 33-year-old Chinese student Jun Lin. Interpol has now placed him on the most-wanted list.

Acting on a tip of a witness, French authorities tracked the murderer’s phone signal to a hotel in the suburb of Bagnolet, Paris, on Saturday (2 June).

French newspaper La Parisien reported investigators have questioned a bar manager in the northern area of Batignolles after claims Magnotta had been drinking there.

‘He was very nervous and he drank the Coke in one go. A man with an impressive physique came into the bar and started talking to him. They knew each other,’ the paper quoted him as saying. 

Magnotta is still believed to be in Paris after he fled Canada on 26 May.

He will face charges of threatening the Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper after he mailed a severed foot to the Conservative Party headquarters.

A hand was sent to the Liberal party, and the headless, limbless torso of his ex-lover was found in a suitcase outside Magnotta’s apartment.

Magnotta dated transsexual prostitute and journalist Nina Arsenault a decade ago, and she told Canadian media he used to like getting high on mind-bending drugs.

She said: ‘He would joke about killing animals. He would joke about killing people — that he wanted to kill his family.’

She added he was obsessed with Madonna and James Dean, and said he would ‘do anything’ to be famous himself.

The former gay porn actor is wanted for first-degree murder, defiling a corpse and using the mail system for delivering ‘obscene, indecent, immoral or scurrilous’ material.

Montreal police commander Ian Lafreniere said the killer had also been known to disguise himself as a woman.

He admitted: ‘We believe he could be anywhere at this point,’ noting he could have returned to Canada under another identity.  

UPDATE: Luka Magnotta has been arrested in Berlin. Click here for the full story. 

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