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The bombshell murder trial of so-called “Canadian Psycho” LUKA ROCCO MAGNOTTA who is accused of slaying and dismembering a student and then defiling his corpse in a video posted online is set to begin in Montreal.
As The ENQUIRER reported previously the grisly murder made headlines worldwide after the the murder abd lewd and disgusting acts involving the vic’s corpse were filmed and then posted online. Multiple reports stated Magnotta allegedly may have eaten some of the corpus deliceti.
On a Monday a prelim hearing will take place where the presiding judge will determine if there is enough hard evidence to prosecute Magnotta.
Magnotta is facing first degree murder and other charges -- committing indignities to a body and, bizarrely, harassing Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
Police say the sometime gay porn actor and male escort used an ice pick to inflict multiple stab wounds on victim Lin Jun, 33 in May 2012 before carving up the, sexually abusing the corpse, while filming the ghoulish act and posting the video online.
Montreal police discovered the victim's torso in a suitcase by the trash outside an apartment along a busy highway, day later.
The victim’s severed hands and feet were sent via mail to federal political parties in Ottawa and to two schools in Vancouver.
Months later, the severed head was discovered in Montreal park months later.
After fleeing Canada, Magnotta was the subject of an international manhunt.
He was nabbed by Interpol on June 4, 2012 at a cyber-café in Germany in Germany at a cyber café. He was said to be searching for on-line reports about himself/ He was then extradited back to Canada.
Magnotta has pleaded not guilty.
Due to public outcry, Magnotta’s lawyers have requested the judge for a close-door hearing to keep Montral citizens out. It is rare for a prelim hearing to be held with the public barred.
Magnotta faces life imprisonment if convicted.