Porn Actor Suspected in Canada's Body Parts Case
Luka Rocca Magnotta sought by police, may have filmed dismemberment
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted May 30, 2012 3:57 PM CDT
A police officer removes a package from the Conservative Party headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario, on Tuesday.   (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Sean Kilpatrick)
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(Newser) – Toronto police have a suspect in a gruesome case in which body parts were mailed to at least two places, reports the local Star. The suspect is 29-year-old Luka Rocco Magnotta, described by CP24 of Toronto as a low-budget porn actor who has reportedly posted a wide range of disturbing videos, including the torture of cats. So far, three body parts believed to be from the same male victim have been discovered: a torso in a suitcase behind a Montreal building where Magnotta lived; a foot mailed to Conservative Party headquarters in Ottawa; and a hand at a postal warehouse, also in Ottawa.

The hand was reportedly addressed to Canada's Liberal Party, according to the CBC. Police aren't saying much about the case, other than that Magnotta and the victim knew each other. CP24 notes that among the Internet articles written by Magnotta is one titled "How to Completely Disappear and Never Be Found." Most news reports, including this one from CNN, are citing sources saying that Magnotta videotaped the dismemberment and posted it online.