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'Canadian Psycho' Magnotta arrested in Berlin, report says

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    This image provided by Interpol shows an undated photo of Luka Rocco Magnotta, 29 years-old, who is accused of videotaping a gruesome murder before posting it to the internet will be charged with threatening Canada's prime minister after mailing a severed foot to his Conservative party headquarters, police said. (AP/Interpol)

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    This surveillance image provided by Interpol shows who authorities believe is Luka Rocco Magnotta at a security checkpoint area. A state prosecutor says police are investigating two claimed French capital sightings of the Canadian porn actor wanted in connection with a gruesome murder in Montreal. (AP)

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    June 4, 2012: People enter the internet cafe where Luka Rocco Magnottahe was recognize in the district of Neukoelln in Berlin, Germany. (AP)

BERLIN -- "Canadian Psycho" Luka Rocco Magnotta will not challenge his extradition from Germany, following his arrest in Berlin, German prosecutors said Tuesday.

"He has been before the judge, who has confirmed the arrest," a spokesman for the Berlin public prosecutor's office told AFP. "He said he would not fight the extradition."

The 29-year-old porn actor and stripper is suspected of murdering his gay Chinese lover and chopping his body into pieces. He mailed body parts to Canadian politicians, then fled to Europe, prompting a global manhunt.

He was cornered in a Berlin internet cafe Monday while allegedly reading news stories about himself and surrendered without resistance, saying, "You got me."

Magnotta is the only suspect in the death of 33-year-old Lin Jun, a Chinese national studying in Montreal, where Magnotta was living. The two men were involved in a relationship, police said.

Lin's headless, limbless torso was found in a suitcase near Magnotta's apartment last Tuesday, and shortly afterward, a hand and a foot from the body arrived in separate packages in Ottawa, mailed via Canada Post to the Liberal and Conservative party offices.

He then left Canada for Europe, evading capture for several days in Paris before traveling to the German capital.

Magnotta's alleged crimes were so grisly that he earned a number of nicknames in international headlines, including "The Body Parts Suspect," "The Butcher of Montreal" and "Canadian Psycho" because the online video believed to show him stabbing another man to death with an ice pick has a background track of a song from the film "American Psycho."