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Canada investigates body parts found in mail

A police officer removes package from Conservative Party headquarters OttawOntario Tuesday May 29 2012. A severed human foot was mailed

A police officer removes a package from the Conservative Party headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario, on Tuesday, May 29, 2012. A severed human foot was mailed to the headquarters of Canada's Conservative party and another body part was discovered when police intercepted a second suspicious package, police said Tuesday. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Sean Kilpatrick)

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Updated: May 30, 2012 10:23AM



OTTAWA, Ontario — Police in Canada are investigating after a severed human foot was mailed to the headquarters of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s political party and a second body part was found in a separate package elsewhere.

The foot arrived at the Conservative Party headquarters Tuesday in a blood-soaked box. Police say it was addressed to the party and not to a specific person.

A second body part, reported to be a hand, was found at a postal facility late Tuesday. Police didn’t release any details.

Opposition Liberal member Justin Trudeau on Wednesday called the packages horrific.



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