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Luka Rocco Magnotta, Canadian porn star and suspect in body parts slay, may have fled North America

This undated photo provided by City of Montreal Police Service media relations shows Luka Rocco Magnotta, 29, who is wanted for homicide. Montreal police said on Wednesday, May 30, 2012, they have identified Magnotta as a suspect in the gruesome case of severed body parts discovered in packages mailed to Ottawa, Ontario, and in a garbage heap in Montreal.
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Undated photo of Luka Rocco Magnotta, 29, who is wanted for homicide
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(CBS/AP) OTTAWA, Ontario - Police in Canada believe porn star Luka Rocco Magnotta, the man wanted in a case where a severed foot was mailed to the Conservative Party headquarters, might have fled North America.

Pictures: Porn actor wanted in gruesome body parts case

Montreal Police Cmdr. Ian Lafreniere said Thursday that police believe Magnotta fled based on evidence they found at his apartment, and based on a blog Magnotta once wrote about how to disappear.

Magnotta has been added to Interpol's wanted person's list.

Lafreniere says police have been trying to take down an online video that they believe shows Magnotta committing the murder.

Magnotta, believed to originally be from Toronto, was renting an apartment in a working-class Montreal neighborhood. It was behind that building that police found a man's torso in a suitcase in a heap of garbage Tuesday, police said.

That same day, a foot was found in a package mailed to the Conservative party headquarters in Ottawa. A hand was also found at postal warehouse in the Canadian capital. The package with the hand was addressed to the Liberal Party of Canada. Early testing shows the three body parts come from the same man, police said.

Richard Payette, who lived across the hall from Magnotta, said the door of Apartment 208 was left open for part of the day on Wednesday. Payette said there was an overwhelming smell drifting out into the hallway, like bad meat.

Lafreniere said they are investigating the possibility that other body parts might have been mailed. He said the suspect and the victim knew each other.

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