Newspaper article The Canadian Press

PQ Election Night Shooter Allegedly Expresses Regret in Audio Recording

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

PQ Election Night Shooter Allegedly Expresses Regret in Audio Recording

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Bain allegedly expresses regret for shooting

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MONTREAL - The jury at Richard Henry Bain's murder trial heard an audio recording Tuesday during which he allegedly expresses regret for the events that occurred during the Parti Quebecois' 2012 election celebration.

Provincial police Sgt. Christian Dumas testified he grabbed audio that was posted to Bain's Facebook profile months after his arrest and incarceration.

Bain, 65, is on trial on one charge of first-degree murder, three counts of attempted murder and two fire-related charges.

The charges are connected to events outside the Metropolis nightclub in Montreal where premier-designate Pauline Marois was giving her victory speech nearly four years ago.

The audio recording includes someone, identified by the Crown as Bain, saying: "Hi, my name is Richard Henry Bain. …

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