Canadian authorities have revealed on Saturday that a porn actor accused of killing and dismembering his former lover has threatened Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
The suspect, 29-year-old Luka Rocco Magnotta, is believed to be still on the run in France despite a massive international manhunt.
The search for Magnotta got under way after he had allegedly sent a severed hand and foot to the Ottawa headquarters of Canada's Liberal and Conservative parties, while a torso was discovered stuffed in a suitcase and tossed in the trash heap of a Montreal apartment building.
Besides first-degree murder, the charges against Magnotta include producing, distributing or possessing ‘"any obscene written matter, picture, model...or other thing,’ mailing ‘anything that is obscene, indecent, immoral or scurrilous,’ and ‘improperly or indecently (offering) any indignity to a dead human body or human remains,’ CNN has reported.
According to a more detailed copy of the arrest warrant posted on the website of CNN affiliate CBC, the fifth charge of 'uttering threats' accuses Magnotta of 'causing (Prime Minister) Stephen Harper and members of parliament to reasonably fear for their safety.' Read More