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Website offers artwork from man convicted of killing, hacking up Edmonton man

EDMONTON - A website says it will sell artwork done by an amateur filmmaker in Edmonton who was convicted of killing a man, hacking up his body and dumping it in the sewer.

The site, called The Voice of Mark Twitchell, offers sketches online.

It also says a blog will be written on behalf of Twitchell, who was found guilty in April of first-degree murder in the 2008 death of Johnny Altinger.

Twitchell is serving a life sentence at the Saskatchewan Penitentiary with no chance of parole for 25 years.

He has filed notice with the Alberta Court of Appeal that he intends to fight his conviction.

Twitchell blames the media's coverage of his trial for the jury's guilty verdict. (CTV Edmonton)

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