All the signs were there, but nobody could've guessed how Luka Magnotta's disturbing videos would escalate. In , Magnotta uploaded a video titled "1 boy 2 kittens". The video depicted Magnotta suffocating the animals with a vacuum cleaner. The video went viral, but at the time nobody knew who it belonged to or who the perpetrator was. Animal rights groups, with the help of online sleuths, soon identified Magnotta, and Toronto police began investigating. What they discovered was that Magnotta had dozens of aliases on more than 70 Facebook pages.
YouTube video that led killer to murder
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Mark Marek, who founded bestgore. Police alleged Magnotta sent Marek the video and that Marek posted it online knowing it depicted a real killing. A jury found him guilty after eight days of deliberations. An officer testified that it appeared on various sites under different titles and, while some sites removed it at the request of police, bestgore.
Timeline: A look at the Luka Magnotta case and the grisly video
After a video depicting the murder was posted online in May , Magnotta fled from Canada, becoming the subject of an Interpol Red Notice and prompting an international manhunt. Lin was an international student from Wuhan and an undergraduate in the engineering and computer science faculty at Concordia University in Montreal , Quebec , Canada. He was the first of their three children. His father was diagnosed with schizophrenia in ,  after which he divorced Magnotta's mother, leading Magnotta to move in with his grandmother, Phyllis. Magnotta attended I.
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