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Horrific Murder and Beheading in Canada

I’m not sure if you’ve heard the news from north of the border, but my parents recently called me to tell me about it. Apparently, a 22 year old man was attacked on a bus en route to Winnipeg. A Chinese male passenger with a hunting knife had some sort of psychotic break and began stabbing his seat mate. The bus driver pulled over and the terrified passengers exited the bus as the assailant decapitated, gutted, and partially ate his victim in front of the onlookers.

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) subdued the man and have taken him into their custody.

This is probably the most disgusting, heinous crime ever committed in Canada. We are all in shock.  

I’m sure that more information about the murderer will become available as the investigation continues.


Addendum: a Twitter friend of mine pointed out that this beheading was actually the third in a series of bizarre and unrelated decapitation murders world-wide. There was also one in Greece and one in the UK. Tragic.

This post originally appeared on Dr. Val’s blog at

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2 Responses to “Horrific Murder and Beheading in Canada”

  1. RH Host Pia says:

    Omgosh, that is horrific! How could anyone do something like this?? 🙁

  2. anonymous says:

    This is horrible!  Side note: one thing that’s abit disturbing about your blog post is your mention of the gentleman’s ethnicity.  Ya know how in medical school they teach you to leave out the ethnicity and/or religion of someone unless it’s relevant to the ‘story’.  Definitely not relevant here… FYI.

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