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Magnotta was transferred to a medium security prison | The Luka Rocco Magnotta affair

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Luka Rocco Magnotta during a transfer with the police (Archive photo)

The Canadian Press

Correctional Service Canada confirms that Luka Magnotta, who made international headlines for the brutal murder of a foreign student, resides in a medium security prison.

A jury found Magnotta guilty of first-degree murder in 2014 for the murder and dismemberment of Jun Lin, a 33-year-old Concordia University student, in 2012.

Magnotta admitted to causing the student's death, dismembering him, and sending his body parts to political parties and schools with threatening messages.

Experts testified at trial that Magnotta suffered from schizophrenia and was not of sound mind the night of Magnotta's murder Jun Lin.

Corrections says Magnotta has been granted a transfer to a medium security prison in 2022.

The Luka Rocco Magnotta affair

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FollowFollow< p class="StyledBodyHtmlParagraph-sc-48221190-4 hnvfyV">Luka Magnotta was in a maximum security facility in Quebec before his transfer and continues to serve a life sentence.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116