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Some numbers from Luka Rocco Magnotta's first-degree murder trial

An artist's sketch shows Quebec Superior Court Justice Guy Cournoyer instructing the jury at the murder trial for Luka Rocco Magnotta, Dec. 15, 2014 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mike McLaughlin
December 23, 2014 - 11:01 AM

MONTREAL - Luka Rocco Magnotta was found guilty on Tuesday of first-degree murder and four other charges in the killing and dismemberment of Jun Lin in May 2012. Here are some numbers from the proceedings:

Days jury heard evidence: 40

Weeks taken to hear evidence: 10

Days of jury deliberations: 8, including the day of the verdicts

Witnesses heard by jury in total: 66

Crown witnesses: 52

Defence witnesses: 14

Charges Magnotta faced: 5

Jurors initially selected: 16

Jurors who heard case: 14

Jurors who decided case: 12

Seats set aside for media and public in main courtroom: 5 each

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