Police in Montreal have discovered what is believed to be a human head in the city's Parc Angrignon.
The Canadian Press says a published report from the police is linking the find to alleged killer Luka Rocco Magnotta, and there is speculation it may be the head of murdered Chinese student, Jun Lin. However, tests are needed to confirm what exactly has been found.
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The Montreal Gazette quotes Constable Anie Lemieux of the Montreal police as saying: “It’s too early to confirm if this finding has anything to do with the (Lin) homicide. We’re waiting on lab results to determine whether what we found are human remains.”
Police retrieved the object from a pond in a park in the west-end neighborhood of Angrignon, following an anonymous tip-off, according to the Globe and Mail. They are approaching the find with caution because, shortly after the killing, they fell for a hoax involving a fake foot, the newspaper says.
Last month, Magnotta pleaded not guilty to dismembering Lin, who was his lover, and mailing the body parts to political parties and schools, Associated Press explains. Lin's head is the only remaining body part unaccounted for.
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