Human Hand, Foot Sent to Vancouver Schools
Cops suspect body parts belong to Magnotta victim
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 6, 2012 12:00 AM CDT
Updated Jun 6, 2012 3:29 AM CDT
Luka Rocco Magnotta is being held in Berlin and could be back in Canada before the end of the week.   (AP Photo/Montreal Police Service via The Canadian Press)
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(Newser) – A human hand and foot were received by two schools in Vancouver yesterday, and police suspect there's a link to the gruesome Luka Magnotta case. The Canadian, who was arrested in Berlin earlier this week, is believed to have murdered and dismembered a man in Montreal before sending one hand and foot to political offices. Investigators are trying to determine whether the body parts sent to an elementary school and a private all-boys school in Vancouver belong to the Montreal victim—a Chinese student whose right foot, right hand, and head are still missing, reports the Globe and Mail.

Magnotta, a former escort and porn actor, has told German authorities that he will not fight the extradition process, meaning he could be back in Canada to face charges as soon as the end of this week. The murder and dismemberment of the victim was captured in a video posted online before Magnotta fled Canada for Europe, say investigators. Police in Montreal have additional evidence suggesting that Magnotta ate parts of the victim, reports the Province.

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