Newspaper article The Canadian Press

No Verdict on Day 1 of Deliberations in Quebec Election-Night Shooting Trial

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

No Verdict on Day 1 of Deliberations in Quebec Election-Night Shooting Trial

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No verdict on Day 1 of Bain deliberations

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MONTREAL - The jurors deciding the fate of the man charged in Quebec's 2012 election-night shooting ended their first day of deliberations on without returning a verdict.

Richard Henry Bain, 65, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of stagehand Denis Blanchette, as well as three counts of attempted murder.

The charges against Bain are connected to events outside the Metropolis nightclub as then-premier designate Pauline Marois was inside celebrating the Parti Quebecois' election win.

The 12 member jury appeared in court twice on Saturday -- once after requesting a written copy of the judge's instructions and a chart outlining the potential verdicts for each charge, and a second time the jurors asked for a dictionary. …

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