Richard Henry Bain given last chance to find lawyer ahead of murder trial – Montreal

Richard Henry Bain given last chance to find lawyer ahead of murder trial – Montreal

Sep 23, 2018 / By : / Category : 苏州夜网

MONTREAL – The man charged with first-degree murder in Quebec’s 2012 election shooting has been given one last chance to find himself a lawyer ahead of his trial.

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Justice Guy Cournoyer has authorized a 30-day delay in the case to allow Richard Henry Bain to undergo a court-ordered evaluation that should take place next week.

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The judge also informed Bain on Monday he has to find an attorney to represent him in that same time frame.

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Bain is also charged with two counts of attempted murder stemming from an attack outside a downtown Montreal club where then-PQ leader Pauline Marois was toasting her party’s election victory in September 2012.

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Lighting technician Denis Blanchette was fatally shot and colleague David Courage was wounded as they stood near a doorway to the club.

Bain’s trial had originally been scheduled to begin Monday and Cournoyer told the accused he’d like to set a trial date in short order.

WATCH: Richard Henry Bain in court

Richard Henry Bain in court

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Richard Henry Bain in court

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