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Luka Rocco Magnotta arrested in Berlin, German police say
National Post ^ | June 4, 2012 | Josh Visser

Posted on 06/04/2012 8:10:06 AM PDT by Squawk 8888

Luka Rocco Magnotta was arrested in Berlin this morning, German police say.

The 29-year-old Canadian wanted for a horrific Montreal murder was arrested in an Internet cafe, according to the Bild newspaper.

The report comes just as French authorities said they were investigating the theory that Magnotta travelled from Paris to Berlin via bus.

German police spokesperson Stefan Rieldich told CP24 that a person recognized Magnotta and called police Monday.

Rieldich said Magnotta has been taken into custody and may go in front of a judge tomorrow.

Canadian officials are expected to travel to Berlin to take Magnotta into their custody in the near future.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.nationalpost.com ...


TOPICS: Canada; Culture/Society; Germany
KEYWORDS: canada; cannibal; murder

1 posted on 06/04/2012 8:10:11 AM PDT by Squawk 8888
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To: Squawk 8888

(((.)))


2 posted on 06/04/2012 8:11:10 AM PDT by Squawk 8888 (Tories in- now the REAL work begins!)
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To: Squawk 8888

Somehow I’m not surprised he was attracted to Berlin...Glad they caught him though.


3 posted on 06/04/2012 8:12:39 AM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: Squawk 8888
That trial will certainly be fun.Kinda makes me wish I spoke French.
4 posted on 06/04/2012 8:15:45 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (If Mugabe Had A Son He'd Look Like Obama)
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To: Squawk 8888

make sure he drops out of a door of the plane on the way back


5 posted on 06/04/2012 8:18:12 AM PDT by molson209
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To: Squawk 8888

Busted in a internet cafe according to the article. What an amateur. Everything about this guy is a fraud. Just another rump ranger looking for attention.


6 posted on 06/04/2012 8:19:50 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: Squawk 8888
(AP photo)
7 posted on 06/04/2012 8:20:57 AM PDT by Blado (Obama's brain is a coprolite from the Late Soviet Era.)
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To: Squawk 8888

I am really happy to hear they caught this sick bitch. Maybe he’ll get 2 years probation in Kanada. Its “interesting” that so many perverted killers are homosexuals and/or pedophiles. May these sickos rot in hell.


8 posted on 06/04/2012 8:27:52 AM PDT by lefty-lie-spy (Stay metal. For the Horde \m/("_")\m/ - via iPhone from Tokyo.)
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To: lodi90
Busted in a internet cafe according to the article. What an amateur.

He shouldn't have set foot in there.

9 posted on 06/04/2012 8:29:36 AM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: lefty-lie-spy

I’m curious to see how the lame stream media play his “reasons” for mailing body parts to the Conservative Party offices. Cue the crickets.


10 posted on 06/04/2012 8:38:18 AM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: Amberdawn

And interestingly, I’ve seen zero mention in the media of what happened to the head, arms, and legs of his victim. I find this very odd after so many days.


11 posted on 06/04/2012 8:47:51 AM PDT by lefty-lie-spy (Stay metal. For the Horde \m/("_")\m/ - via iPhone from Tokyo.)
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To: Amberdawn

The consensus is that mailing the body parts was an attention-seeking act; he also sent one to the Liberal Party HQ but it was intercepted before it could be delivered; it was still in the postal system and they traced it with the tracking number of the package that went to Tory HQ.


12 posted on 06/04/2012 8:50:19 AM PDT by Squawk 8888 (Tories in- now the REAL work begins!)
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To: Amberdawn

Apparently Canada doesn’t have a Palin equivalent for leftists to blame.


13 posted on 06/04/2012 8:51:10 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Squawk 8888

According to the Bild article, he was busted up in Neukölln, on Karl-Marx-Straße.

I know exactly where this is; I lived in Kreuzberg for about a year and a half, and it’s really only a few U-bahn stops away. Most likely, I passed by the internet cafe a dozen times; I also used to love riding my bike up around there as well.

Glad that someone alert tipped off the cops; hopefully he (or she) will get a reward, or at least a commendation. I wonder who it was? A local or a tourist? As I recall, that part of town is filled with Turks, Arabs, a smattering of Africans (mostly Kenyans, Nigerians, and Ghanians) and a handful of dredlocked anarchists. Good kebab shops......ummmm, kebab.

Truly weird and demented guy. The polizei must be having a good chuckle about this.


14 posted on 06/04/2012 8:52:54 AM PDT by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: lefty-lie-spy
"I’ve seen zero mention in the media of what happened to the head, arms, and legs of his victim."

If I wanted something to disappear forever I would send in via Canada Post.

I'm amazed any body parts at all were delivered.

15 posted on 06/04/2012 8:55:26 AM PDT by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: billorites

LOL. Funny you mention that. I lose more of my eBay shipments to Kanada than anywhere else in the world.


16 posted on 06/04/2012 9:01:39 AM PDT by lefty-lie-spy (Stay metal. For the Horde \m/("_")\m/ - via iPhone from Tokyo.)
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To: lefty-lie-spy

Actually, he’ll probably die in prison here. There is a legal proceeding known as “Dangerous Offender” that can be used to hold a criminal indefinitely, regardless of any parole eligibility. It was used to hold Clifford Olson for life, and it has been used on Paul Bernardo.


17 posted on 06/04/2012 9:06:28 AM PDT by Squawk 8888 (Tories in- now the REAL work begins!)
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To: lodi90

I don’t think this is the behavior of an amateur as much as someone who is begging to be caught. Everything about his behavior suggests he was tired of struggling with his demons and decided to give in to them and leave a highly visible trail for police to follow afterward.


18 posted on 06/04/2012 9:14:26 AM PDT by oldweesie
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To: Amberdawn

He mailed one of the “parts” to the Liberal Party HQ office, too. What’s really interesting is he didn’t extend the same courtesy to the New Democrats, who are the official opposition. Perhaps he felt they would be the most sympathetic to his cause, being Canada’s most openly and steadfastly socialist party, always ready to blame “society” rather than the actual perp.


19 posted on 06/04/2012 9:14:53 AM PDT by oldweesie
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To: oldweesie

“I don’t think this is the behavior of an amateur as much as someone who is begging to be caught”

Makes sense. He was already inside the Schengen zone. He could have run to basically anywhere in europe without passport control. Yet he chose to read about himself at an internet cafe in Berlin? That is somebody who wants to get caught.


20 posted on 06/04/2012 9:29:49 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: billorites

If I wanted something to disappear forever I would send in via Canada Post.

I’m amazed any body parts at all were delivered.


Agreed, at least with the first statement. If one wanted to loose something in an untraceable manner, sealing it up well and sending it via Canada Post with a slightly butchered address and return address and postage that is slightly off (put a piece of tape over a stamp) and it should be lost for at least a couple of years.


21 posted on 06/04/2012 10:02:28 AM PDT by Hieronymus ( (It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged. --G.K. Chesterton))
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To: Squawk 8888

Berlin?


22 posted on 06/04/2012 10:03:46 AM PDT by Lazamataz (People who resort to Godwin's Law are just like Hitler.)
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To: Squawk 8888

That horrible wife of Bernardo should have been locked up for good too. I’m just glad they caught this disgusting thing. In a saner world, he should be offed, but just hoping they never let him out.


23 posted on 06/04/2012 11:01:54 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: Squawk 8888

Apparently this “fella” used to post at DU:

http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=754451


24 posted on 06/04/2012 1:21:52 PM PDT by reagandemocrat
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To: Squawk 8888; a fool in paradise

Does it mean that the cool name ‘Luka Rocco Magnotta’ is available now for the taking?


25 posted on 06/04/2012 1:26:28 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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Magnotta, who was born Eric Clinton Newman

Where did I hear that middle name before?

26 posted on 06/04/2012 1:29:18 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Revolting cat!

Didn’t Suzanne Vega write a song about him?


27 posted on 06/04/2012 1:57:37 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Washington could not tell a lie, Nixon could not tell the truth, Obama can't tell the difference.)
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To: lefty-lie-spy

Yes, that is weird.


28 posted on 06/04/2012 4:02:06 PM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: Squawk 8888

I see, I missed that.


29 posted on 06/04/2012 4:05:10 PM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: oldweesie

You’re right, I missed that. As another poster said, where are the victims head, arms and legs? He probably disposed of them in another trash bag as they are a bit harder to “mail”.


30 posted on 06/04/2012 4:07:42 PM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: billorites

“If I wanted something to disappear forever I would send in via Canada Post.

I’m amazed any body parts at all were delivered.”
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LOL!!!! No kidding. :)

This guy wanted to be caught—apparently they traced his cell phone!


31 posted on 06/05/2012 10:17:49 PM PDT by proud American in Canada
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To: oldweesie; lodi90; All

Please see my last post. You are both right—it really seems he wanted to be caught. Maybe there is some small part of his soul that wants to combat the pure evil in there. Who knows?

I speak French so I’ll post any info that I can get on any thread. It’s interesting he didn’t fight extradition.


32 posted on 06/05/2012 10:25:00 PM PDT by proud American in Canada
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