Canadian police say porn star Luka Rocco Magnotta is severed foot suspect

Severed human foot mailed to Canada’s Conservative Party office. “Some police officers have never witnessed a crime such as this,” Montreal Police Cmdr. Ian Lafreniere said.


This undated photo provided by City of Montreal Police Service media relations shows Luka Rocco Magnotta, 29, who is wanted for homicide.

A porn actor is wanted in a gruesome case of dismembered body parts that were mailed to different places including the headquarters of the Conservative Party of Canada, police said Wednesday.

Luka Rocco Magnotta, 29, is wanted for homicide, Montreal police said at a news conference.

According to an official close to the investigation Magnotta worked as a porn actor and there is video of the crime. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to talk publicly about those details. The Globe and Mail in Toronto describes him as a “male model and adult-film performer…Mr. Magnotta has a long electronic trail on the Internet, including modeling pictures and allegations he suffocated kittens.”

Magnotta, believed to originally be from Toronto, was renting an apartment in a working-class Montreal neighborhood. It was behind that building that police found a man’s torso in a suitcase in a heap of garbage Tuesday, police said. That same day, a foot was found in a package mailed to the Conservative party headquarters in Ottawa, and a hand found at postal warehouse in the Canadian capital. The package with the hand was addressed to the Liberal party of Canada. Early testing shows the three body parts come from the same man, police said.

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