Please see our Commenting Policy for more. Mark Marek, who founded bestgore. His trial was set to begin Monday morning, however Marek changed his plea when court began.
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The site received media attention in , following the hosting of a video which showed a real-life murder being committed by Luka Magnotta. As a result, Marek was arrested and charged under Canada's obscenity law with corrupting public morals. The site was launched on April 30, , by Slovak - Canadian Mark Marek,  and hosts explicit, real-life, photographic and video material of events such as murders , suicides , torture , open surgeries , mutilations and accidents. With an estimated 10 to 15 million monthly visits,   as of January Bestgore is currently the biggest shock site in the world. In June , the website was criticized for the inclusion of the graphic video titled 1 Lunatic 1 Ice Pick , which depicts the rape and dismemberment of a corpse following the murder of Jun Lin committed by Luka Magnotta. Police said that Marek had initially refused requests to remove the video from the site, while Marek said, "I took it down myself, on my own terms, without being asked. The Toronto Sun claimed that charges were pending against Marek, which he denied.
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Police have charged the owner of a website that posted a grisly video at the centre of the Luka Magnotta murder case. Edmonton police allege Magnotta sent Marek the video last year and Marek posted it online while knowing that it depicted a real killing. Magnotta is to stand trial in September for the murder and dismemberment of Chinese university student Jun Lin in Montreal last year. Magnotta has pleaded not guilty in that case.
Edmonton police allege Magnotta sent Marek the video last year and Marek posted it online while knowing that it depicted a real killing. Magnotta is to stand trial in September for the murder and dismemberment of Chinese university student Jun Lin in Montreal last year. Parts of Lin's body were mailed across Canada in a gruesome killing that made headlines around the world.