Luka Rocco Magnotta arrested in Berlin

Luka Rocco Magnotta arrested in Berlin

Berlin : Germany | Jun 04, 2012 at 2:54 PM PDT
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Luka Rocco Magnotta arrested in Berlin

Luka Rocco Magnotta 29-year-old Canadian improper actor the most-wanted fugitive was arrested on Monday afternoon less than a week after international police launched a worldwide pursuit for the suspected killer from Montreal. Reuters reported

According to German television reports, Magnotta spent an hour on a computer in the cafe in Berlin's south-east Neukoelln neighborhood before a person recognized him in Internet café and called the police.

Stefan Redlich, spokesperson for the Berlin police said Magnotta has been taken into custody without incident and will go in front of a judge Tuesday.

“A lot of legal questions will have to be answered before he’s sent anywhere,” he said. “We only had the arrest warrant so won’t be investigating the case.”

Magnotta is facing five charges including first-degree murder in the slaying and dismemberment of his Chinese lover, a 33-year old man named Jun Lin who was studying at Montreal’s Concordia university and working as a clerk in a Montreal convenience store, . After the incident Luka Rocco fled to Paris on May 26 an international search for Magnotta was launched last week. According CNN news

Police say. Police traced his cell phone to a Paris hotel room where they found indecent magazines and an Air Canada airsickness bag.

The arrest comes after French authorities said they were investigating a tip that Magnotta travelled from Paris to Berlin via bus on the weekend.

Canadian official's goal is to bring Luka Rocco to Canada as quickly as possible.”

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Luka Rocco Magnotta arrested in Berlin
Falconcrest is based in Cairo, Kairo, Egypt, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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