Luka Magnotta first-degree murder trial set for fall 2014


MONTREAL – The trial of accused killer Luka Magnotta will begin late next year — on Sept. 15, 2014.

He will also face a pre-trial conference this coming fall, on Sept. 3.

Magnotta was in court in Montreal today to have a date set for his first-degree murder trial.

He faces five charges in connection with the murder and dismemberment of Chinese exchange student, Jun Lin.

Parts of Lin’s body were mailed across the country last May, sparking an international manhunt for Magnotta.

The 30-year old part-time porn actor was arrested in Berlin in June.

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