Canadian guilty of killing, dismembering Chinese student

December 23, 2014 11:01 PM

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A Canadian jury rejected a sex worker's insanity defense Tuesday and convicted him of murdering a Chinese student, dismembering him and mailing his body parts to two schools and the prime minister's political party.

Luke Magnotta, who filmed and posted the May 2012 slaying and dismemberment of 33-year-old Jun Lin, will be automatically sentenced to life in prison, with no possibility of parole for 25 years. He was also sentenced to 19 years for other crimes, with the terms to run concurrently.

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