THE Jigsaw Killer is currently serving a life sentence behind bars for murdering his landlord.
Police spent a week trying to identify the victim, whose body parts had been scattered across two counties.
Who is The Jigsaw Killer?
The Jigsaw Killer's real name is Stephen Marshall.
Marshall was a personal trainer from Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, who previously owned a gym in St Albans.
St Albans crown court heard that Marshall had links to the notorious Adams crime family, where he allegedly gained experience of dismembering and disposing of bodies.
On February 1, 2010, Marshall was jailed for life with a minimum sentence of 36 years for the murder of Jeffrey Howe, his landlord.
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Marshall had initially pleaded not guilty, but changed his plea to guilty of murder three weeks into the trial.
Howe was a British businessman, described as a "jovial, charming character" by his brother.
Marshall lived in Howe's lodgings from November 2008, joined by his girlfriend Sarah Bush.
The pair were asked to leave by Howe, but refused to do so.
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Howe was murdered on March 8, 2009 after being stabbed twice in the back by Marshall.
Following this, the pair used Howe's bank account and sold some of his belongings.
Parts of Howe's body began showing up in March and April 2009.
A leg was found in Hertfordshire, followed by an arm in Wheathampstead and then a head in Leicestershire.
The other arm and leg were then found in different areas of Hertfordshire.
The investigation into the severed limbs was named Operation Abnet, and was formed of around 100 officers.
Police arrested Howes and his girlfriend at the flat in Southgate, north London on April 21, 2009.
How many people did Stephen Marshall kill?
Marshall has only been charged with the murder of Howe, however, details exist about past involvements he has been linked to.
Marshall admitted to butchering the bodies of four other men while working as a doorman for a London nightclub run by gangsters in the 1990s.
Additionally, it emerged that Marshall was arrested on suspicion of murdering Minesh Nagrecha, whose corpse was disfigured and burnt when found by police in 1996.
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Where is Stephen Marshall now?
He received a sentence of life imprisonment with a minimum of 36 years, and is currently behind bars.
Marshall is ineligible for parole until 2046.
He appealed the length of his sentence in October 2010, which was denied by two Court of Appeal judges.
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