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Body parts still unaccounted for: police

Brian Daly. (Philippe-Olivier Contant/QMI Agency)

By Brian Daly, Postmedia Network

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MONTREAL - 

More gruesome discoveries could be on the horizon in the porn-killer body parts case, Montreal police say.

Investigators reiterated that several parts from Chinese student Jun Lin's dismembered body are still unaccounted for, nearly two weeks after he was murdered in a west-end apartment unit.

A janitor found Lin's torso in a suitcase on May 29, triggering an international manhunt that led to the capture in Germany of Luka Magnotta, a former stripper and porn star.

A foot was mailed to Conservative party headquarters in Ottawa, and a hand was found in a Canada Post sorting centre, destined for Liberal offices in the nation's capital.

Detectives found other body parts in the garbage outside Magnotta's apartment building, as well as inside the one-room unit.

"We're still missing the head and we've got one hand and one foot still missing at this moment," Montreal police Cmdr. Ian Lafreniere told a news conference on Tuesday.

"So we're still missing three body parts. Were they shipped to different locations? We're working closely with the postal services to see if there could have been something shipped."

A broadcast report said a note attached to the package containing the severed foot warned the killer would strike again and that six body parts had been mailed out.

A video posted on a gore website shows Lin being stabbed to death with an ice pick and then cut to pieces.

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