1. CONNECTIONS

    L.A. Murder Tied to Magnotta?

    This undated photo provided by City of Montreal Police Service media relations shows Luka Rocco Magnotta, 29, who is wanted for homicide. Montreal police said on Wednesday, May 30, 2012, they have identified Magnotta as a suspect in the gruesome case of severed body parts discovered in packages mailed to Ottawa, Ontario, and in a garbage heap in Montreal. (AP Photo/City of Montreal Police Service)

    City of Montreal Police Service / AP Photo

    Porn star and accused killer Luka Rocco Magnotta may have left a trail of violence. A Los Angeles Police Department spokesman said Friday that detectives were looking to “see if there is a connection” between Magnotta and an unsolved January slaying in which the victim’s dismembered hands and head were found near the Hollywood sign. “Our detectives are contacting their counterparts in Canada and to see if suspect was in Hollywood at the time,” LAPD spokesman Lyle Knight told reporters. Magnotta, suspected of killing a student in Canada, made Facebook posts that seem to show that he was in the Los Angeles area “doing massages” around the time that the killing occurred.

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