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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Vince Li who beheaded and cannibalised fellow passenger on Greyhound bus thought he was attacking an alien

A Chinese immigrant who beheaded and cannibalised a fellow passenger on a Greyhound bus thought he was on a mission from God to kill an alien, according to a mental health worker who interviewed him.

In 2009, Vince Li was found not criminally responsible due to mental illness for the death of Tim McLean, a 22-year-old carnival worker who was sitting next to him as they travelled near Portage la Prairie, in Manitoba, western Canada.

Mr McLean had his eyes closed and was listening to music on his headphones when Li suddenly stood up, pulled out a knife and started stabbing him.

As the bus stopped and horrified passengers fled, Li carved up Mr McLean's body, ate portions of it and displayed the victim's head to passengers outside the bus.

After the judge's ruling, Li was placed in a locked wing of the Selkirk Mental Health Centre, Manitoba. Initially, he was not allowed outside, but over the years he has gained more freedom.

Last week, a Criminal Code review board decided to let him go on escorted trips off the hospital grounds and into the nearby city of Selkirk. Read More