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Tue Dec 23, 2014, 06:31 PM

Canadian found guilty of murdering, dismembering Chinese student

Source: Reuters

Canadian found guilty of murdering, dismembering Chinese student

BY NELSON WYATT
MONTREAL Tue Dec 23, 2014 1:29pm EST

(Reuters) - A Canadian man who killed and dismembered a Chinese student in Montreal in 2012 was found guilty of first-degree murder on Tuesday, with the jury delivering the verdict after more than a week of deliberating the gruesome case.

Luka Magnotta, 32, had admitted to killing and dismembering engineering student Jun Lin, 33, but pleaded not guilty on grounds of mental illness.

Magnotta was also found guilty of committing an indignity to a human body, publishing and mailing obscene material, and criminally harassing Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and other members of Parliament.

The prosecution had argued that Magnotta was "a man on a mission" and had carefully planned his acts.

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Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/12/23/us-canada-magnotta-idUSKBN0K11CZ20141223

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