Skip to comments.Porn actor named as suspect in body parts case [Canada: foot & hand mailed to Conservative HQ]
Posted on 05/30/2012 12:32:09 PM PDT by Hunton Peck
MONTREAL Police have named a suspect in the shocking case where dismembered body parts were mailed to Ottawa, including the headquarters of the governing Conservative party.
Montreal police say 29-year-old Rocco Luka Magnotta is wanted in connection with a suspected homicide.
A man by that same name has a huge presence on the Internet -- as a low-budget adult film actor and for controversial videos he has posted online in the past.
There is considerable online chatter that the killing and other gruesome acts on the body were videotaped and posted on the Internet.
Magnotta, believed to be originally from Toronto, was renting an apartment in a Montreal building that is now at the epicentre of the body-parts investigation.
It was behind that blue-collar mid-rise apartment that a man's torso was found in a locked suitcase Tuesday. On the same day, a foot was found in a package opened at Conservative headquarters and a hand was found at an Ottawa postal warehouse.
The building manager told The Canadian Press that Magnotta had been living there for about four months. In the manager's words, Magnotta seemed like a nice guy.
Police in masks have been combing through Apartment 208 in the brick building, zeroing in on that particular unit from which a rotten stench was drifting out, says a building resident.
The neighbour says police were showing people pictures of two men -- the suspected victim and the homicide suspect.
It was one male victim tied to all the body parts found Tuesday, Montreal police confirmed Wednesday. The packages in Ottawa were mailed from Montreal.
Police shared other new details about the case Wednesday.
"The suspect and victim knew each other," Montreal police Cmdr. Ian Lafreniere told reporters.
"It isn't linked to organized crime."
A man in the west-end Montreal building described the scene.
"I saw the suitcase and I was tempted to go get it," said Richard Payette, 60.
"It didn't look too damaged. I said, 'Maybe I'll go down and get it.' But I changed my mind."
The grisly discovery was made later, by someone else living nearby.
Police wearing masks were milling about Magnotta's second-floor apartment. Payette said the door of that particular apartment was left open for part of the day, and the smell of rotten meat was drifting out into the hallway.
The building manager said Magnotta had lived there for four months but hadn't been seen around in a while. He said there were never any complaints about noise in the unit, and that Magnotta passed a credit test to rent there.
"He seemed like a nice guy," said the manager, Eric Schorer.
Police said Magnotta has no criminal record.
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Porn actor?......Then why didn’t he mail in the proper body parts?.........I guess he has a foot fetish............
Perhaps it was originally written in French and poorly translated.
-Naked man chews face off another naked man.
-Man who works naked dismembers aother man.
Anyone see a trend here?
Beware the naked man?
Huffpo has photos. I’m guessing he does a lot of male on male stuff.
It appears that snuff films are no longer an urban legend.
“They” often seem like “a nice guy”.....
So, beware of nice guys, I guess....
“why didnt he mail in the proper body parts?”
Maybe there are more surprises in tomorrow’s delivery...
Like 'chop' and 'carve'?...........
Looks like he’s a gay porn star.
He’s the cat killer that and he was posted about here on FR a while back. Perhaps they should have caught him before he moved beyond kittens— as if that wasn’t gruesome enough.
Gaydar is off the scale. Pegged the needle!
He should have used FedEx.
Perhaps this fellow has gone down to Miami, to get a bite to eat.
“Hey! Gimme a hand here, willya? We only gotta move this box about a foot!”