Luka Magnotta’s mother is terrified that she will see her son die of COVID-19 while behind bars. There has been an outbreak at the Port-Cartier Penitentiary where Magnotta is detained. In fact, the outbreak is so significant that it is responsible for 40% of COVID-19 cases confirmed on the North Shore. In light of this news, she is asking for his release.

According to TMZ, the killer’s mother, Anna Tourkin, worries that her son’s detainment at the Quebec penitentiary is equivalent to a death sentence. Therefore, she’s begging for his release.

Her son was sentenced to life in prison in 2014 after being convicted of premeditated murder, along with several other changes.

Though his mother is convinced that he is rehabilitated and ready to return to society, she will still have to wait a while before she may be able to hug him or see him walk free.

The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) says that no one will be released prematurely and that the situation is under control at the detention facility, according to Ma Côte-Nord

CSC also said that Mr. Magnotta isn’t legally eligible for any form of parole, as reported by TMZ.

Furthermore, Dr. Richard Fachehoun, the medical specialist of public health in the North Shore, confides that there have been no new cases for over two weeks and that all confirmed cases have recovered.

Last December, the documentary series Don’t F**k with Cats: Hunting an Internet Killer appeared on Netflix, giving a behind-the-scenes look at the investigation into the Lin Jun murder case.

In the series, Anna Yourkin insisted that her son could be innocent and that investigators were looking into the wrong person.

In the third episode, she told investigators that they were after the wrong guy and that her son was simply the victim of someone else who was “pulling the strings” behind the scenes.

According to Le Devoir, Magnotta did not testify during his trial and chose to remain silent before his sentence was announced.

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