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Luka Magnotta & his troubled history

WARNING: Graphic content

Last Updated: November 2012

Most of the world first learned of Luka Magnotta on May 30, 2012, when he was named as a suspect in a grisly Montreal killing involving the shipping of body parts to the headquarters of two political party.

But some online communities had taken notice of the man long before that. Over the years, Magnotta had littered the internet with information about himself – both untrue and true – using dozens of pseudonyms, all in an effort to attract the worldwide fame he craved.

Over time, friends, acquaintances and family members became concerned that something was amiss with the Scarborough, Ont.- born man.

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