Luka Magnotta

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Luka Rocco Magnotta (born Eric Clinton Kirk Newman; July 24, 1982) is a Canadian murderer who was convicted of killing and dismembering Lin Jun, a Chinese international student, before mailing Jun's hands and feet to elementary schools and federal political party offices.wikipedia
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On May 25, 2012, an 11-minute video titled 1 Lunatic 1 Ice Pick was uploaded to Bestgore.com, depicting a naked male tied to a bed frame being repeatedly stabbed with an ice pick and a kitchen knife, then dismembered, followed by acts of necrophilia.
The site received media attention in 2012, following the hosting of a video which showed a real-life murder being committed by Luka Magnotta.

I. E. Weldon Secondary School

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He attended I. E. Weldon Secondary School in Lindsay.

Karla Homolka

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One such rumor emerged in 2007, claiming Magnotta was in a relationship with Karla Homolka, a high-profile Canadian convicted murderer, though he denied this in a subsequent interview with the Toronto Sun.
On Friday October 17, 2014, the jury in the first degree murder trial of Luka Magnotta heard that Karla Homolka is living in Quebec.

Canadian Newsmaker of the Year

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Magnotta was named Canadian Newsmaker of the Year by The Canadian Press, which caused controversy.

Don’t F**k With Cats: Hunting an Internet Killer

The show, titled Don’t F**k With Cats: Hunting An Internet Killer and directed by Mark Lewis, is set to premiere on December 18, 2019.
Don’t F**k With Cats: Hunting An Internet Killer is a 2019 American true crime documentary series about the Canadian murderer Luka Magnotta.

2010–2017 Toronto serial homicides

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Magnotta was also investigated for possible links to the 2010–2017 Toronto serial homicides, although this lead was eventually abandoned for lack of evidence.
A CBC News investigation in 2019 revealed that police had briefly investigated a possible link between Navaratnam's murder and convicted killer Luka Magnotta, although this lead was eventually abandoned for lack of evidence.

Last Chance for Animals

The animal rights group Last Chance for Animals claimed responsibility for posting YouTube videos linking him to the Hollywood Sign Murder in an attempt to lure Magnotta into contacting them.
In 2012, in an effort to lure alleged kitten torturer (and convicted murderer of Lin Jun) Luka Magnotta into contacting them, they posted a "fan video" of Magnotta online.

Mark Twitchell

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The case also drew comparisons across North America to Mark Twitchell, a convicted murderer inspired by Dexter, who used social media in his crimes and to self-promote his work.

International student

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Luka Rocco Magnotta (born Eric Clinton Kirk Newman; July 24, 1982) is a Canadian murderer who was convicted of killing and dismembering Lin Jun, a Chinese international student, before mailing Jun's hands and feet to elementary schools and federal political party offices.

Manhunt (law enforcement)

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After a video depicting the murder was posted online in May 2012, Magnotta fled Canada, becoming the subject of an Interpol Red Notice and prompting an international manhunt.

Internet café

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In June 2012, he was apprehended at an Internet café in Berlin while reading news about himself.

Berlin

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In June 2012, he was apprehended at an Internet café in Berlin while reading news about himself.

Animal rights

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He was previously sought by animal rights groups for uploading videos of himself killing kittens.

Kitten

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He was previously sought by animal rights groups for uploading videos of himself killing kittens.

Scarborough, Toronto

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Magnotta was born Eric Clinton Kirk Newman on July 24, 1982, in Scarborough, Ontario to Anna Yourkin and Donald Newman, one of three children.

Lindsay, Ontario

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He attended I. E. Weldon Secondary School in Lindsay.

Pornography

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In 2003, he began to appear in pornographic videos, occasionally working as a stripper and a male escort.

Stripper

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In 2003, he began to appear in pornographic videos, occasionally working as a stripper and a male escort.

Male prostitution

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In 2003, he began to appear in pornographic videos, occasionally working as a stripper and a male escort.

Fab (magazine)

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He appeared as a pin-up model in a 2005 issue of Toronto's fab magazine using the pseudonym "Jimmy".

OutTV (Canadian TV channel)

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In 2007, he was an unsuccessful competitor in OUTtv's reality series COVERguy.

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In 2007, he was an unsuccessful competitor in OUTtv's reality series COVERguy.

Plastic surgery

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Magnotta had multiple cosmetic surgeries and auditioned for the Slice network television show Plastic Makes Perfect in February 2008.

Slice (TV channel)

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Magnotta had multiple cosmetic surgeries and auditioned for the Slice network television show Plastic Makes Perfect in February 2008.