Long before Luka Magnotta became a household name in Canada and the subject of an international manhunt, he was pursued by a group of online vigilantes desperate to stop a man they were convinced had killed animals for pleasure.
A 30-year-old porn actor and stripper, Magnotta faces several charges in connection with the gruesome slaying, including first-degree murder. He has pleaded not guilty to all counts and will be tried next year.
IN PHOTOS: THE LUKA MAGNOTTA CASE
But for 18 months before his arrest, Magnotta was tracked by an 11-member group of anonymous animal