Man who beheaded bus passenger given more relaxed freedoms

WINNIP, Manitoba, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- A Canadian man who beheaded a Greyhound bus passenger has been allowed looser restrictions on his trips outside the mental health center where he is treated.

Doctors advise more outings for man who beheaded fellow bus passenger

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, May 14 (UPI) -- A man who beheaded a fellow Canadian bus passenger should be allowed to spend more supervised time in the outside world, his treatment team recommends.

Greyhound still using 'beheading' bus

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, June 6 (UPI) -- A bus in which a mentally ill man dismembered another passenger in Manitoba is still being used for service in Canada, Greyhound officials said.

Beheader's fate won't be publicized

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, May 27 (UPI) -- The Canadian public won't be told whether a man who beheaded a fellow passenger on a Greyhound bus last year is freed, Manitoba legal officials said.

Lawsuit filed by beheaded man's family

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- The family of a Canadian man beheaded on a bus is suing the accused killer, Greyhound, the federal government and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Scammer targets victim of bus beheading

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- A scam artist claiming to be the sister of a Canadian man beheaded on a Greyhound bus last month used Facebook to collect money, a site user said.

Canada can't deport beheading suspect

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Public calls in Canada for the deportation of a man accused of beheading a fellow bus passenger are futile, as he's a Canadian citizen, a report said Monday.

Canada to block U.S. beheading protesters

OTTAWA, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- A U.S. Christian sect planning to protest the Canadian funeral of a man beheaded on a Greyhound bus will be turned back at the border, officials said.

Prosecutor describes grisly bus killing

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, Manitoba, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- A Canadian prosecutor outlined grisly details of the beheading on a Greyhound bus during a hearing Tuesday for the suspect.

RCMP tapes indicate bus killer ate flesh

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, Manitoba, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Leaked police scanner tapes indicate the man charged with knifing a fellow bus passenger to death near Winnipeg, Canada, last week ate his victim's flesh.

The murder of Tim McLean (born 1985) occurred on the evening of July 30, 2008. McLean, a 22-year-old Canadian man, was stabbed, beheaded and cannibalized while riding a Greyhound Canada bus about 18 miles (29 km) west of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba traveling the Trans Canada Highway. On March 5, 2009, McLean's killer, 40-year-old Vince Weiguang Li (simplified Chinese: 李伟光; traditional Chinese: 李偉光; pinyin: Lǐ Wěiguāng), was found to be not criminally responsible for the murder.

The incident took place near Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, during a trip from Edmonton to McLean's hometown of Winnipeg.

At 12:01 a.m. on July 30, 2008, Tim McLean, a carnival worker, was returning home to Manitoba after working at a fair in Alberta. He departed Edmonton on board Greyhound bus 1170 to Winnipeg, via the Yellowhead Highway through Saskatchewan. He sat at the rear, one row ahead of the washroom. At 6:55 p.m., the bus departed from a stop in Erickson, Manitoba with a new passenger, Vince Weiguang Li. Li, described as a tall man in his 40s, with a shaved head and sunglasses, originally sat near the front of the bus, but moved to sit next to McLean following a scheduled rest stop. McLean "barely acknowledged" Li, then fell asleep against the window pane, headphones covering his ears.

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